TEDx TEDxNormal Speaker: The Secret Ingredient To Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships By Breanna Grow • Nov 6, 2019 Courtesy Sam Cullinane After 10 years of marriage, Sam Cullinane and her husband Patrick were ready to call it quits. They filed for divorce, and Sam moved from Utah to Spain. A year later, they decided to get back together—and are still married today. TEDxNormal Speaker: Time To Remove Points From Grading By Breanna Grow • Oct 28, 2019 Breanna Grow / WGLT What’s the point of points-based grading? Jay Percell found himself asking that question a lot during his decade as a high school teacher. A Journey From Ghana To America By Charlie Schlenker • Feb 19, 2019 TedX Normal It is a cruel irony that the first Christian church in what is now the country of Ghana is built in a coastal fort directly over the holding pens for the slave trade. TEDx Speaker: Laughter's Healing Power Is No Joke By Ryan Denham • Oct 28, 2018 Debra Joy Hart There's a saying that tragedy plus time equals comedy. It's a formula, suggesting that even your worst moments may grow a little bit funny if you wait long enough.