Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance … in prison

At Camp Diva, Angela Patton works to help girls and fathers stay connected and in each others’ lives. But what about girls whose fathers can’t be there — be…

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25 thoughts on “Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance … in prison

  1. A father who is locked in does not mean he should be locked out of his
    daughter’s life.
    – Angela Patton

  2. There – their – they’re Your request might be more likely to be honored if
    you knew how to spell.

  3. maybe instead of commiting crimes they will spend time with their
    children… then reality hits me

  4. This talk could have been improved by focusing less on the emotional
    reactions of the audience and instead on the talk given by Angela herself.
    It’s a subtle point, but the camerawork is clearly meant to emphasize the
    “everybody cried” aspect of the speech, as if that were the only redeeming
    value of a woman’s talk.

  5. I dont think the level of intelligence the person who speaks posses is
    relevant. I think it was a good message and hopefully an inspiration to
    some people. I dislike the idea alot of people seem to have on the internet
    that because your are anonymous you can behave any way you like. I think
    the phenomonon in general hints at a lack of spine. I see your point about
    the double standards there might be regarding skin color and can only agree
    with you on that subject.

  6. First time a Ted talk ever made me legit sob. Ithis touched me so deeply I
    cannot even comprehend myself

  7. Wow. Powerful, beautiful stuff. And, doesn’t take much money. Just heart.

  8. Angela Patton holds 2nd father-daughter dance in jail, plans documentary
    #TED “Because a father is locked in, does not mean he should be locked out
    of his daughter’s life” – Angela Patton Support her Kickstarter film:
    Locked In NOT Locked Out (A Father-Daughter Dance in Prison) search on

  9. Family Court Corruption is now the number#1 reason why fathers are taken
    from their kids. The numbers are astounding… Look it up via
    “Family Court Corruption”…