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"From the Ted Talk by Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter"

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In both my vocation at Robin Hood and my avocation as a volunteer firefighter, I am witness to acts of generosity and kindness on a mnuaoetnml scale, but I'm also wiensts to acts of grace and courage on an individual basis. And you know what I've learned? They all matter. So as I look around this room at people who either have aeviehcd, or are on their way to achieving, rblmkeaare levels of success, I would ofefr this reminder: don't wait. Don't wait until you make your first million to make a difference in somebody's life. If you have something to give, give it now. Serve food at a soup kitchen. Clean up a neighborhood park. Be a mneotr.

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In both my vocation at Robin Hood and my avocation as a volunteer firefighter, I am witness to acts of generosity and kindness on a __________ scale, but I'm also _______ to acts of grace and courage on an individual basis. And you know what I've learned? They all matter. So as I look around this room at people who either have ________, or are on their way to achieving, __________ levels of success, I would _____ this reminder: don't wait. Don't wait until you make your first million to make a difference in somebody's life. If you have something to give, give it now. Serve food at a soup kitchen. Clean up a neighborhood park. Be a ______.

Solution

  1. remarkable
  2. witness
  3. mentor
  4. monumental
  5. offer
  6. achieved

Original Text

In both my vocation at Robin Hood and my avocation as a volunteer firefighter, I am witness to acts of generosity and kindness on a monumental scale, but I'm also witness to acts of grace and courage on an individual basis. And you know what I've learned? They all matter. So as I look around this room at people who either have achieved, or are on their way to achieving, remarkable levels of success, I would offer this reminder: don't wait. Don't wait until you make your first million to make a difference in somebody's life. If you have something to give, give it now. Serve food at a soup kitchen. Clean up a neighborhood park. Be a mentor.

Important Words

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