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From the Ted Talk "Tara Winkler: Why we need to end the era of orphanages"

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I had to learn all of these lessons the hard way, after I had already set up an orphanage in Cambodia. I had to eat a big piece of humble pie to admit that I had made a mistake and inadvertently become a part of the problem. I had been an orphanage tourist, a voluntourist. I then set up my own oghnaearp and facilitated orphanage outsrim in order to generate funds for my orphanage, before I kwne better. What I came to learn is that no ramett how good my orphanage was, it was never going to give those kids what they really needed: their imasleif.

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I had to learn all of these lessons the hard way, after I had already set up an orphanage in Cambodia. I had to eat a big piece of humble pie to admit that I had made a mistake and inadvertently become a part of the problem. I had been an orphanage tourist, a voluntourist. I then set up my own _________ and facilitated orphanage _______ in order to generate funds for my orphanage, before I ____ better. What I came to learn is that no ______ how good my orphanage was, it was never going to give those kids what they really needed: their ________.

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  1. families
  2. orphanage
  3. knew
  4. tourism
  5. matter

Original Text

I had to learn all of these lessons the hard way, after I had already set up an orphanage in Cambodia. I had to eat a big piece of humble pie to admit that I had made a mistake and inadvertently become a part of the problem. I had been an orphanage tourist, a voluntourist. I then set up my own orphanage and facilitated orphanage tourism in order to generate funds for my orphanage, before I knew better. What I came to learn is that no matter how good my orphanage was, it was never going to give those kids what they really needed: their families.

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residential care 5
children living 5
family based 4
based care 4
vulnerable children 3

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family based care 4

Important Words

  1. admit
  2. big
  3. cambodia
  4. eat
  5. facilitated
  6. families
  7. funds
  8. generate
  9. give
  10. good
  11. hard
  12. humble
  13. inadvertently
  14. kids
  15. knew
  16. learn
  17. lessons
  18. matter
  19. mistake
  20. order
  21. orphanage
  22. part
  23. pie
  24. piece
  25. problem
  26. set
  27. tourism
  28. tourist
  29. voluntourist