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"From the Ted Talk by Tony Luciani: A mother and son's photographic journey through dementia"

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After that bathroom "aha!" moment, I pcrictead my newfound camera siklls with mom as portrait model. Through all of this, she talked, and I listened. She'd tell me about her early childhood and how she was feeling now. We had each other's attention. Mom was losing her short-term mmoery, but was better recalling her younger years. I'd ask, and she would tell me setoris. I listened, and I was her audience. I got ideas. I wrote them down, and I sketched them out. I sehowd her what to do by acting out the scenarios myself. We would then stage them. So she posed, and I learned more about photography. Mom loved the process, the acting. She felt worthy again, she felt wanetd and needed. And she certainly wasn't camera-shy.

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After that bathroom "aha!" moment, I _________ my newfound camera ______ with mom as portrait model. Through all of this, she talked, and I listened. She'd tell me about her early childhood and how she was feeling now. We had each other's attention. Mom was losing her short-term ______, but was better recalling her younger years. I'd ask, and she would tell me _______. I listened, and I was her audience. I got ideas. I wrote them down, and I sketched them out. I ______ her what to do by acting out the scenarios myself. We would then stage them. So she posed, and I learned more about photography. Mom loved the process, the acting. She felt worthy again, she felt ______ and needed. And she certainly wasn't camera-shy.

Solution

  1. stories
  2. skills
  3. memory
  4. showed
  5. practiced
  6. wanted

Original Text

After that bathroom "aha!" moment, I practiced my newfound camera skills with mom as portrait model. Through all of this, she talked, and I listened. She'd tell me about her early childhood and how she was feeling now. We had each other's attention. Mom was losing her short-term memory, but was better recalling her younger years. I'd ask, and she would tell me stories. I listened, and I was her audience. I got ideas. I wrote them down, and I sketched them out. I showed her what to do by acting out the scenarios myself. We would then stage them. So she posed, and I learned more about photography. Mom loved the process, the acting. She felt worthy again, she felt wanted and needed. And she certainly wasn't camera-shy.

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Important Words

  1. acting
  2. attention
  3. audience
  4. bathroom
  5. camera
  6. childhood
  7. early
  8. feeling
  9. felt
  10. ideas
  11. learned
  12. listened
  13. losing
  14. loved
  15. memory
  16. model
  17. mom
  18. moment
  19. needed
  20. newfound
  21. photography
  22. portrait
  23. posed
  24. practiced
  25. process
  26. recalling
  27. scenarios
  28. showed
  29. sketched
  30. skills
  31. stage
  32. stories
  33. talked
  34. wanted
  35. worthy
  36. wrote
  37. years
  38. younger