ABC News reports on compassion meditation

Does it work? “If I don’t meditate," says one child, "I get really mad and yell at people.”

ABC News and reporter Dan Harris have been covering the meditation-and-science beat for a while now, and have issued a new report on how meditation can change lives — specifically, those of kids and families — and the science behind it all.

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