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From the Ted Talk "Teresa Njoroge: What I learned serving time for a crime I didn't commit"

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Open Cloze

My first night at Langata Women Maximum Security ______ was the toughest. In January of 2009, I was informed that I had handled a fraudulent transaction unknowingly at the bank where I worked. I was _______, ______ and terrified. I would lose a career that I _____ passionately. But that was not the worst. It got even worse than I could have ever ________. I got arrested, maliciously charged and prosecuted. The absurdity of it all was the arresting officer asking me to pay him 10,000 US dollars and the case would disappear. I refused. Two and a half _____ on, in and out of courts, fighting to prove my _________. It was all over the media, in the newspapers, TV, radio. They came to me again. This time around, said to me, "If you give us 50,000 US _______, the judgement will be in your favor," irrespective of the ____ that there was no evidence whatsoever that I had any wrongdoing on the charges that I was up against.

Solution

  1. loved
  2. dollars
  3. innocence
  4. shocked
  5. years
  6. prison
  7. imagined
  8. scared
  9. fact

Original Text

My first night at Langata Women Maximum Security Prison was the toughest. In January of 2009, I was informed that I had handled a fraudulent transaction unknowingly at the bank where I worked. I was shocked, scared and terrified. I would lose a career that I loved passionately. But that was not the worst. It got even worse than I could have ever imagined. I got arrested, maliciously charged and prosecuted. The absurdity of it all was the arresting officer asking me to pay him 10,000 US dollars and the case would disappear. I refused. Two and a half years on, in and out of courts, fighting to prove my innocence. It was all over the media, in the newspapers, TV, radio. They came to me again. This time around, said to me, "If you give us 50,000 US dollars, the judgement will be in your favor," irrespective of the fact that there was no evidence whatsoever that I had any wrongdoing on the charges that I was up against.

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