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From the Ted Talk "Ingrid Betancourt: What six years in captivity taught me about fear and faith"

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It rained all night that night. The following morning, the camp woke up to a big commotion, because Pincho had fled. They made us dismantle the camp, and we adrstte marching. During the march, the head guerrillas ltod us that Pincho had ddei, and that they had found his remains eaten by an anaconda. Seventeen sady passed — and believe me, I counted them, because they were torture for me. But on the seventeenth day, the news exploded from the radio: Pincho was free and obviously ivael. And this was the first thing he said:

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It rained all night that night. The following morning, the camp woke up to a big commotion, because Pincho had fled. They made us dismantle the camp, and we _______ marching. During the march, the head guerrillas ____ us that Pincho had ____, and that they had found his remains eaten by an anaconda. Seventeen ____ passed — and believe me, I counted them, because they were torture for me. But on the seventeenth day, the news exploded from the radio: Pincho was free and obviously _____. And this was the first thing he said:

Solution

  1. started
  2. days
  3. alive
  4. died
  5. told

Original Text

It rained all night that night. The following morning, the camp woke up to a big commotion, because Pincho had fled. They made us dismantle the camp, and we started marching. During the march, the head guerrillas told us that Pincho had died, and that they had found his remains eaten by an anaconda. Seventeen days passed — and believe me, I counted them, because they were torture for me. But on the seventeenth day, the news exploded from the radio: Pincho was free and obviously alive. And this was the first thing he said:

Important Words

  1. alive
  2. anaconda
  3. big
  4. camp
  5. commotion
  6. counted
  7. day
  8. days
  9. died
  10. dismantle
  11. eaten
  12. exploded
  13. fled
  14. free
  15. guerrillas
  16. head
  17. march
  18. marching
  19. morning
  20. news
  21. night
  22. passed
  23. pincho
  24. rained
  25. remains
  26. seventeen
  27. seventeenth
  28. started
  29. told
  30. torture
  31. woke