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From the Ted Talk "Eve Ensler: Happiness in body and soul"

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It has taken me, this unrojey, to Islamabad, where I have witnessed and met women with their faces melted off. It has taken me to Juarez, Mexico, where I was a week ago, where I have literally been there in parking lots, where bones of woemn have washed up and been dumped next to Coca-Cola bottles. It has taken me to ieiiervusstn all over this country, where girls are date-raped and drugged. I have seen eetilrrb, terrible, terrible violence. But I have also cdgneeiroz, in the course of seeing that violence, that being in the face of things and seeing actually what's in front of us is the antidote to depression, and to a feeling that one is worthless and has no value.

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It has taken me, this _______, to Islamabad, where I have witnessed and met women with their faces melted off. It has taken me to Juarez, Mexico, where I was a week ago, where I have literally been there in parking lots, where bones of _____ have washed up and been dumped next to Coca-Cola bottles. It has taken me to ____________ all over this country, where girls are date-raped and drugged. I have seen ________, terrible, terrible violence. But I have also __________, in the course of seeing that violence, that being in the face of things and seeing actually what's in front of us is the antidote to depression, and to a feeling that one is worthless and has no value.

Solution

  1. universities
  2. journey
  3. terrible
  4. recognized
  5. women

Original Text

It has taken me, this journey, to Islamabad, where I have witnessed and met women with their faces melted off. It has taken me to Juarez, Mexico, where I was a week ago, where I have literally been there in parking lots, where bones of women have washed up and been dumped next to Coca-Cola bottles. It has taken me to universities all over this country, where girls are date-raped and drugged. I have seen terrible, terrible, terrible violence. But I have also recognized, in the course of seeing that violence, that being in the face of things and seeing actually what's in front of us is the antidote to depression, and to a feeling that one is worthless and has no value.

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woman named 3
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Important Words

  1. antidote
  2. bones
  3. bottles
  4. country
  5. depression
  6. drugged
  7. dumped
  8. face
  9. faces
  10. feeling
  11. front
  12. girls
  13. islamabad
  14. journey
  15. juarez
  16. literally
  17. lots
  18. melted
  19. met
  20. mexico
  21. parking
  22. recognized
  23. terrible
  24. universities
  25. violence
  26. washed
  27. week
  28. witnessed
  29. women
  30. worthless