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"From the Ted Talk by Fahad Al-Attiya: A country with no water"

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But what is interesting about the story that I've just said? The iereitstnng part is that we continue to grow 15 percent every year for the past five years without wtaer. Now that is historic. It's never happened before in hotrisy. Cities were totally wiped out because of the lack of water. This is history being made in this rgoien. Not only cities that we're building, but cities with dreams and pelpoe who are wishing to be scientists, doctors. Build a nice home, bring the architect, design my house. These people are adamant that this is a livable space when it wasn't. But of course, with the use of tlhecnoogy. So Brazil has 1,782 millimeters per year of precipitation of rain. Qatar has 74, and we have that growth rate.

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But what is interesting about the story that I've just said? The ___________ part is that we continue to grow 15 percent every year for the past five years without _____. Now that is historic. It's never happened before in _______. Cities were totally wiped out because of the lack of water. This is history being made in this ______. Not only cities that we're building, but cities with dreams and ______ who are wishing to be scientists, doctors. Build a nice home, bring the architect, design my house. These people are adamant that this is a livable space when it wasn't. But of course, with the use of __________. So Brazil has 1,782 millimeters per year of precipitation of rain. Qatar has 74, and we have that growth rate.

Solution

  1. people
  2. interesting
  3. region
  4. water
  5. technology
  6. history

Original Text

But what is interesting about the story that I've just said? The interesting part is that we continue to grow 15 percent every year for the past five years without water. Now that is historic. It's never happened before in history. Cities were totally wiped out because of the lack of water. This is history being made in this region. Not only cities that we're building, but cities with dreams and people who are wishing to be scientists, doctors. Build a nice home, bring the architect, design my house. These people are adamant that this is a livable space when it wasn't. But of course, with the use of technology. So Brazil has 1,782 millimeters per year of precipitation of rain. Qatar has 74, and we have that growth rate.

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