What impact does a Parkinson’s diagnosis have, especially when you are 36 years old? What are the uncertainties you have to face when you hear an announcement that changes unexpectedly your life forever? Unraveling a narrative that presupposes going back to difficult times, Alex Flynn will lead his audience at TEDxPatras 2019 on a breathtaking path, just like the challenges he accomplishes around the world, going every single time beyond the human limits.

On December 7, 2019 at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras, we will follow him, learning how someone gets over the biggest adversities, still loving traveling and looking for the adventure, even when they face the danger and an uncertain future in a world of constant change.

A few words about the speaker…

Alex Flynn was born on January 14, 1972 in England. He is a writer and producer. He has been married to Aurelie Flynn since August 12, 2006 and they have three kids together. In 2008, at the age of 36, Alex Flynn was diagnosed with the Parkinson’s disease. This diagnosis worked as a catalyst in his life, leading him to the decision to show people the potential for positive change even through difficulties. Since then, he has started fundraising for the Parkinson’s disease awareness. You can meet Alex at the most uncommon places in the world, testing his strength through the most complex, unexpected and surprising challenges. His purpose: to raise public awareness, but also to make a step closer into raising the amount of 1 million pounds, in order to fund more intensive research for the treatment of the Parkinson’s disease.

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