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From the Ted Talk "Suzanne Barakat: Islamophobia killed my brother. Let's end the hate"

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Open Cloze

Investigation and autopsy reports eventually revealed the sequence of events. Deah had just gotten off the bus from class, _____ was visiting for ______, already at home with Yusor. As they began to eat, they heard a knock on the door. When ____ opened it, their neighbor proceeded to ____ multiple shots at him. According to 911 calls, the girls were heard _________. The man turned towards the kitchen and fired a ______ shot into Yusor's hip, immobilizing her. He then __________ her from behind, pressed the barrel of his gun against her head, and with a single bullet, _________ her midbrain. He then turned towards Razan, who was screaming for her life, and, execution-style, with a single bullet to the back of the head, killed her. On his way out, he shot Deah one last time — a bullet in the _____ — for a total of eight bullets: two lodged in the head, two in his chest and the rest in his ___________.

Solution

  1. deah
  2. lacerated
  3. approached
  4. fire
  5. single
  6. dinner
  7. mouth
  8. extremities
  9. screaming
  10. razan

Original Text

Investigation and autopsy reports eventually revealed the sequence of events. Deah had just gotten off the bus from class, Razan was visiting for dinner, already at home with Yusor. As they began to eat, they heard a knock on the door. When Deah opened it, their neighbor proceeded to fire multiple shots at him. According to 911 calls, the girls were heard screaming. The man turned towards the kitchen and fired a single shot into Yusor's hip, immobilizing her. He then approached her from behind, pressed the barrel of his gun against her head, and with a single bullet, lacerated her midbrain. He then turned towards Razan, who was screaming for her life, and, execution-style, with a single bullet to the back of the head, killed her. On his way out, he shot Deah one last time — a bullet in the mouth — for a total of eight bullets: two lodged in the head, two in his chest and the rest in his extremities.

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parking dispute 4
san francisco 3
execution style 3
dental school 3
deah yusor 3

Important Words

  1. approached
  2. autopsy
  3. barrel
  4. began
  5. bullet
  6. bus
  7. calls
  8. chest
  9. class
  10. deah
  11. dinner
  12. door
  13. eat
  14. events
  15. eventually
  16. extremities
  17. fire
  18. fired
  19. girls
  20. gun
  21. head
  22. heard
  23. hip
  24. home
  25. immobilizing
  26. investigation
  27. killed
  28. kitchen
  29. knock
  30. lacerated
  31. life
  32. lodged
  33. man
  34. midbrain
  35. mouth
  36. multiple
  37. neighbor
  38. opened
  39. pressed
  40. proceeded
  41. razan
  42. reports
  43. rest
  44. revealed
  45. screaming
  46. sequence
  47. shot
  48. shots
  49. single
  50. time
  51. total
  52. turned
  53. visiting
  54. yusor