Tamika Sheppard didn't grow up to become a crack addicted inmate at Muncy State. In her talk at the TEDx event at Muncy State Prison in May 2014, Ms. Sheppard hopes that the act of sharing her experience, strength and hope will help the rest of us avoid following her path.

My message to you is that my story does not have to be your story

Listen as Ms. Sheppard shares her story with us - listen not for how different your life is from hers. Instead, listen for any similarities you may find:

Motivations From My Life - Tamika Sheppard - TEDxMuncyStatePrison10:29

Motivations From My Life - Tamika Sheppard - TEDxMuncyStatePrison

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