PBS NewsHour

When the easiest way to feel safe is offering help to others

Clip: 01/12/2018 | 3m 2s

What does belonging mean to Akhil Sharma, an American who immigrated from India? Offering help to another opened him up to the realization that the world is greater than himself. Sharma, an award-winning novelist, professor at Rutgers University and New Yorker contributor, offers his humble opinion on opening up to understand the experiences of others.

Aired: 01/12/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video?