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Reader Stories: My Worst Public Speaking Experience

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Public speaking is scary for most people, but particularly distressing for those with social anxiety disorder (SAD). Many people with SAD will go out of their way to avoid giving a speech. Those who do suffer through the experience may have severe anxiety that gets worse rather than better.

What is the worst public speaking experience that you have ever lived through? Share your story here.

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