Can you imagine being 11 years old and being given away by the people you have treated as your own parents?
What was it like to be a ‘child of the state’?
What was it like to not have your own parents (adoptive or not) while you were growing up?
How is it possible that Lemn Sissay was able to endure all of these and become as successful as he is?
Please watch the most poignant and powerful story ever told on a TED stage.