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From the Ted Talk "Ariana Curtis: Museums should honor the everyday, not just the extraordinary"

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I wondered how people would react to my natural ____, or if they viewed me as more acceptable or less authentic when I straightened it. And anyone who has ____ outside of mainstream representations understands that there are basic elements just of our everyday being that can make other people _____________. But because I am __________ about the everyday representation of women as we are, I stopped presenting an inauthentic representation of myself or my work. And I have been ______. This is me pointing at my hoop earring in my office —

Solution

  1. hair
  2. tested
  3. passionate
  4. felt
  5. uncomfortable

Original Text

I wondered how people would react to my natural hair, or if they viewed me as more acceptable or less authentic when I straightened it. And anyone who has felt outside of mainstream representations understands that there are basic elements just of our everyday being that can make other people uncomfortable. But because I am passionate about the everyday representation of women as we are, I stopped presenting an inauthentic representation of myself or my work. And I have been tested. This is me pointing at my hoop earring in my office —

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Important Words

  1. acceptable
  2. authentic
  3. basic
  4. earring
  5. elements
  6. everyday
  7. felt
  8. hair
  9. hoop
  10. inauthentic
  11. mainstream
  12. natural
  13. office
  14. passionate
  15. people
  16. pointing
  17. presenting
  18. react
  19. representation
  20. representations
  21. stopped
  22. straightened
  23. tested
  24. uncomfortable
  25. understands
  26. viewed
  27. women
  28. wondered
  29. work