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From the Ted Talk "Damon Davis: Courage is contagious"

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Now, I'm not going to lie; when I saw those adroerm vehicles, and all that gear and all those guns and all those police I was erifdtire — personally. And when I looked around that crowd, I saw a lot of people that had the same thing going on. But I also saw people with something else inside of them. That was courage. See, those people yelled, and they rasdeemc, and they were not about to back down from the police. They were past that point. And then I could feel something in me changing, so I yelled and I screamed, and I iedtonc that everybody around me was doing the same thing. And there was nothing like that feeling.

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Now, I'm not going to lie; when I saw those _______ vehicles, and all that gear and all those guns and all those police I was _________ — personally. And when I looked around that crowd, I saw a lot of people that had the same thing going on. But I also saw people with something else inside of them. That was courage. See, those people yelled, and they ________, and they were not about to back down from the police. They were past that point. And then I could feel something in me changing, so I yelled and I screamed, and I _______ that everybody around me was doing the same thing. And there was nothing like that feeling.

Solution

  1. screamed
  2. terrified
  3. armored
  4. noticed

Original Text

Now, I'm not going to lie; when I saw those armored vehicles, and all that gear and all those guns and all those police I was terrified — personally. And when I looked around that crowd, I saw a lot of people that had the same thing going on. But I also saw people with something else inside of them. That was courage. See, those people yelled, and they screamed, and they were not about to back down from the police. They were past that point. And then I could feel something in me changing, so I yelled and I screamed, and I noticed that everybody around me was doing the same thing. And there was nothing like that feeling.

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Important Words

  1. armored
  2. changing
  3. courage
  4. crowd
  5. feel
  6. feeling
  7. gear
  8. guns
  9. looked
  10. lot
  11. noticed
  12. people
  13. personally
  14. point
  15. police
  16. screamed
  17. terrified
  18. vehicles
  19. yelled