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Inspiration in a Minute: The Lifelong Gift

What do Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, music entrepreneur Russell Simmons and 1 million school kids have in common? Meditation! Check out this clip from the documentary School of Thought to see why they call meditation the gift you can call on anytime.

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