Tina Larsen’s dyslexia diagnosis as a child set low expectations for her. Her father wouldn’t have it and said she can “do whatever she wants to”. After moving to Canada in the final year of high school, her blonde hair and blue eyes deceived her school mates. She credits her “Viking” heritage for standing up for her ESL classmate whose turban was knocked off. Watch as she exposes the harsh realities of achieving the Canadian dream. (Extra gratitude to Tina for giving her talk while under the weather) .
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