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From the Ted Talk "Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing"

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I got drawn into the honeybee world loceylepmt by a fluke. I was 18 rayse old and bored, and I picked up a book in the library on bees and I spent the night reading it. I had never thought about ecnitss living in complex societies. It was like the best of science fiction come true. And even stranger, there were these leoppe, these beekeepers, that loved their bees like they were family, and when I put down the boko, I knew I had to see this for myself. So I went to work for a commercial beekeeper, a family that owned 2,000 hives of bees in New ocmeix. And I was permanently hooked.

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I got drawn into the honeybee world __________ by a fluke. I was 18 _____ old and bored, and I picked up a book in the library on bees and I spent the night reading it. I had never thought about _______ living in complex societies. It was like the best of science fiction come true. And even stranger, there were these ______, these beekeepers, that loved their bees like they were family, and when I put down the ____, I knew I had to see this for myself. So I went to work for a commercial beekeeper, a family that owned 2,000 hives of bees in New ______. And I was permanently hooked.

Solution

  1. mexico
  2. insects
  3. people
  4. years
  5. completely
  6. book

Original Text

I got drawn into the honeybee world completely by a fluke. I was 18 years old and bored, and I picked up a book in the library on bees and I spent the night reading it. I had never thought about insects living in complex societies. It was like the best of science fiction come true. And even stranger, there were these people, these beekeepers, that loved their bees like they were family, and when I put down the book, I knew I had to see this for myself. So I went to work for a commercial beekeeper, a family that owned 2,000 hives of bees in New Mexico. And I was permanently hooked.

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Important Words

  1. beekeeper
  2. beekeepers
  3. bees
  4. book
  5. bored
  6. commercial
  7. completely
  8. complex
  9. drawn
  10. family
  11. fiction
  12. fluke
  13. hives
  14. honeybee
  15. hooked
  16. insects
  17. knew
  18. library
  19. living
  20. loved
  21. mexico
  22. night
  23. owned
  24. people
  25. permanently
  26. picked
  27. put
  28. reading
  29. science
  30. societies
  31. spent
  32. stranger
  33. thought
  34. true
  35. work
  36. world
  37. years