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From the Ted Talk by Steven Addis: A father-daughter bond, one photo at a time

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Recently, on one trip, we were walking, and she sopts dead in her tracks, and she points to a red awning of the doll store that she loved when she was little on our earlier trips. And she describes to me the feeling she felt as a five-year-old standing in that exact spot. She said she remembers her heart bsniutrg out of her chest when she saw that place for the very first time nine yraes earlier. And now what she's looking at in New York are celloges, because she's dinremeetd to go to school in New York. And it hit me: One of the most important things we all make are memories.

Open Cloze

Recently, on one trip, we were walking, and she _____ dead in her tracks, and she points to a red awning of the doll store that she loved when she was little on our earlier trips. And she describes to me the feeling she felt as a five-year-old standing in that exact spot. She said she remembers her heart ________ out of her chest when she saw that place for the very first time nine _____ earlier. And now what she's looking at in New York are ________, because she's __________ to go to school in New York. And it hit me: One of the most important things we all make are memories.

Solution

  1. years
  2. determined
  3. colleges
  4. bursting
  5. stops

Original Text

Recently, on one trip, we were walking, and she stops dead in her tracks, and she points to a red awning of the doll store that she loved when she was little on our earlier trips. And she describes to me the feeling she felt as a five-year-old standing in that exact spot. She said she remembers her heart bursting out of her chest when she saw that place for the very first time nine years earlier. And now what she's looking at in New York are colleges, because she's determined to go to school in New York. And it hit me: One of the most important things we all make are memories.

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