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From the Ted Talk "Eve Ensler: Suddenly, my body"

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Then I went somewhere else. I went outside what I thought I knew. I went to the Democratic Republic of Congo. And I ehdar stories that shattered all the other stories. I heard stories that got inside my body. I heard about a little girl who couldn't tosp peeing on herself because so many grown soldiers had shoved themselves inside her. I heard an 80-year-old woman whose legs were bkoenr and pulled out of her sockets and twisted up on her head as the soldiers raped her like that. There are thousands of these stories, and many of the women had holes in their dbsoei — holes, fistula — that were the violation of war — holes in the icfarb of their souls. These stories saturated my cells and nerves, and to be honest, I stopped epnlesgi for three years.

Open Cloze

Then I went somewhere else. I went outside what I thought I knew. I went to the Democratic Republic of Congo. And I _____ stories that shattered all the other stories. I heard stories that got inside my body. I heard about a little girl who couldn't ____ peeing on herself because so many grown soldiers had shoved themselves inside her. I heard an 80-year-old woman whose legs were ______ and pulled out of her sockets and twisted up on her head as the soldiers raped her like that. There are thousands of these stories, and many of the women had holes in their ______ — holes, fistula — that were the violation of war — holes in the ______ of their souls. These stories saturated my cells and nerves, and to be honest, I stopped ________ for three years.

Solution

  1. fabric
  2. broken
  3. stop
  4. sleeping
  5. heard
  6. bodies

Original Text

Then I went somewhere else. I went outside what I thought I knew. I went to the Democratic Republic of Congo. And I heard stories that shattered all the other stories. I heard stories that got inside my body. I heard about a little girl who couldn't stop peeing on herself because so many grown soldiers had shoved themselves inside her. I heard an 80-year-old woman whose legs were broken and pulled out of her sockets and twisted up on her head as the soldiers raped her like that. There are thousands of these stories, and many of the women had holes in their bodies — holes, fistula — that were the violation of war — holes in the fabric of their souls. These stories saturated my cells and nerves, and to be honest, I stopped sleeping for three years.

Important Words

  1. bodies
  2. body
  3. broken
  4. cells
  5. congo
  6. democratic
  7. fabric
  8. fistula
  9. girl
  10. grown
  11. head
  12. heard
  13. holes
  14. honest
  15. knew
  16. legs
  17. nerves
  18. peeing
  19. pulled
  20. raped
  21. republic
  22. saturated
  23. shattered
  24. shoved
  25. sleeping
  26. sockets
  27. soldiers
  28. souls
  29. stop
  30. stopped
  31. stories
  32. thought
  33. thousands
  34. twisted
  35. violation
  36. war
  37. woman
  38. women
  39. years