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From the Ted Talk by Bill Ford: A future beyond traffic gridlock

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But cars are really more than a passion of mine; they're quite literally in my blood. My great grandfather was Henry Ford, and on my mother's side, my great grandfather was Harvey Firestone. So when I was born, I guess you could say expectations were kind of high for me. But my great grandfather, Henry Ford, really bveeield that the mission of the Ford Motor Company was to make people's lievs better and make cars affordable so that everyone could have them. Because he believed that with mobility comes freedom and poegrsrs. And that's a belief that I shrae.

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But cars are really more than a passion of mine; they're quite literally in my blood. My great grandfather was Henry Ford, and on my mother's side, my great grandfather was Harvey Firestone. So when I was born, I guess you could say expectations were kind of high for me. But my great grandfather, Henry Ford, really ________ that the mission of the Ford Motor Company was to make people's _____ better and make cars affordable so that everyone could have them. Because he believed that with mobility comes freedom and ________. And that's a belief that I _____.

Solution

  1. progress
  2. lives
  3. share
  4. believed

Original Text

But cars are really more than a passion of mine; they're quite literally in my blood. My great grandfather was Henry Ford, and on my mother's side, my great grandfather was Harvey Firestone. So when I was born, I guess you could say expectations were kind of high for me. But my great grandfather, Henry Ford, really believed that the mission of the Ford Motor Company was to make people's lives better and make cars affordable so that everyone could have them. Because he believed that with mobility comes freedom and progress. And that's a belief that I share.

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