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From the Ted Talk by Samantha Power: A complicated hero in the war on dictatorship

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One note on his daeth, which is so devastating, is that despite predicating the war on Iraq on a link between Saddam Hussein and terrorism in 9/11, believe it or not, the Bush administration or the invaders did no planning, no pre-war pinalnng, to respond to terrorism. So Sergio — this receptacle of all of this learning on how to deal with evil and how to deal with brokenness, lay under the rlubbe for three and a half hours without reusce. Stateless. The guy who tried to help the stateless people his whole ceearr. Like a refugee. Because he represents the U.N.

Open Cloze

One note on his _____, which is so devastating, is that despite predicating the war on Iraq on a link between Saddam Hussein and terrorism in 9/11, believe it or not, the Bush administration or the invaders did no planning, no pre-war ________, to respond to terrorism. So Sergio — this receptacle of all of this learning on how to deal with evil and how to deal with brokenness, lay under the ______ for three and a half hours without ______. Stateless. The guy who tried to help the stateless people his whole ______. Like a refugee. Because he represents the U.N.

Solution

  1. rubble
  2. rescue
  3. death
  4. planning
  5. career

Original Text

One note on his death, which is so devastating, is that despite predicating the war on Iraq on a link between Saddam Hussein and terrorism in 9/11, believe it or not, the Bush administration or the invaders did no planning, no pre-war planning, to respond to terrorism. So Sergio — this receptacle of all of this learning on how to deal with evil and how to deal with brokenness, lay under the rubble for three and a half hours without rescue. Stateless. The guy who tried to help the stateless people his whole career. Like a refugee. Because he represents the U.N.

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Important Words

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