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From the Ted Talk "Deeyah Khan: What we don't know about Europe's Muslim kids"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

telneuyval, I realized after several erasy of working with these young people, that I will not be able to keep running. I can't spend the rest of my life being rsaecd and hiding and that I'm actually going to have to do something. And I also realized that my silence, our silence, allows ebsua like this to counient. So I decided that I wanted to put my childhood superpower to some use by trying to make people on the different sides of these issues understand what it's like to be a young person stuck between your family and your country.

Open Cloze

__________, I realized after several _____ of working with these young people, that I will not be able to keep running. I can't spend the rest of my life being ______ and hiding and that I'm actually going to have to do something. And I also realized that my silence, our silence, allows _____ like this to ________. So I decided that I wanted to put my childhood superpower to some use by trying to make people on the different sides of these issues understand what it's like to be a young person stuck between your family and your country.

Solution

  1. eventually
  2. scared
  3. continue
  4. abuse
  5. years

Original Text

Eventually, I realized after several years of working with these young people, that I will not be able to keep running. I can't spend the rest of my life being scared and hiding and that I'm actually going to have to do something. And I also realized that my silence, our silence, allows abuse like this to continue. So I decided that I wanted to put my childhood superpower to some use by trying to make people on the different sides of these issues understand what it's like to be a young person stuck between your family and your country.

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collocation frequency
young people 13
brown people 5
white people 4

Important Words

  1. abuse
  2. childhood
  3. continue
  4. country
  5. decided
  6. eventually
  7. family
  8. hiding
  9. issues
  10. life
  11. people
  12. person
  13. put
  14. realized
  15. rest
  16. running
  17. scared
  18. sides
  19. silence
  20. spend
  21. stuck
  22. superpower
  23. understand
  24. wanted
  25. working
  26. years
  27. young