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From the Ted Talk by Seyi Oyesola: A hospital tour in Nigeria

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But how many did we do the first one? 12. We did 12 open-heart surgical pitaetns successfully. Here is our very first patient, out of intensive care, and just wctah that chair, all right? This is what I mean about appropriate technology. That's what he was doing, propping up the bed because the bed simply didn't work. Have you seen one of those before? No? Yes? Doesn't mtetar, it worked. I'm sure you've all seen or heard this before: "We, the willing, have been doing so much with so little for so long —

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But how many did we do the first one? 12. We did 12 open-heart surgical ________ successfully. Here is our very first patient, out of intensive care, and just _____ that chair, all right? This is what I mean about appropriate technology. That's what he was doing, propping up the bed because the bed simply didn't work. Have you seen one of those before? No? Yes? Doesn't ______, it worked. I'm sure you've all seen or heard this before: "We, the willing, have been doing so much with so little for so long —

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  1. matter
  2. watch
  3. patients

Original Text

But how many did we do the first one? 12. We did 12 open-heart surgical patients successfully. Here is our very first patient, out of intensive care, and just watch that chair, all right? This is what I mean about appropriate technology. That's what he was doing, propping up the bed because the bed simply didn't work. Have you seen one of those before? No? Yes? Doesn't matter, it worked. I'm sure you've all seen or heard this before: "We, the willing, have been doing so much with so little for so long —

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. bed
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  12. successfully
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