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From the Ted Talk by Michelle Obama: A passionate, personal case for education

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And this shoocl, named after the U.K.'s first female doctor, and the surrounding buildings named for maxiecn artist firda Kahlo, Mary secaloe, the Jamaican nurse known as the "black Florence Nightingale," and the English auhotr, Emily brtone, honor women who fought sexism, racism and ingcraone, to pursue their passions to feed their own souls. They allowed for no obeltascs. As the sign said back there, "without limitations." They knew no other way to live than to follow their dreams. And having done so, these women moved many obstacles. And they opened many new doors for millions of female doctors and nurses and artists and authors, all of whom have followed them. And by getting a good education, you too can control your own destiny.

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And this ______, named after the U.K.'s first female doctor, and the surrounding buildings named for _______ artist _____ Kahlo, Mary _______, the Jamaican nurse known as the "black Florence Nightingale," and the English ______, Emily ______, honor women who fought sexism, racism and _________, to pursue their passions to feed their own souls. They allowed for no _________. As the sign said back there, "without limitations." They knew no other way to live than to follow their dreams. And having done so, these women moved many obstacles. And they opened many new doors for millions of female doctors and nurses and artists and authors, all of whom have followed them. And by getting a good education, you too can control your own destiny.

Solution

  1. mexican
  2. bronte
  3. seacole
  4. school
  5. obstacles
  6. author
  7. frida
  8. ignorance

Original Text

And this school, named after the U.K.'s first female doctor, and the surrounding buildings named for Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, Mary Seacole, the Jamaican nurse known as the "black Florence Nightingale," and the English author, Emily Bronte, honor women who fought sexism, racism and ignorance, to pursue their passions to feed their own souls. They allowed for no obstacles. As the sign said back there, "without limitations." They knew no other way to live than to follow their dreams. And having done so, these women moved many obstacles. And they opened many new doors for millions of female doctors and nurses and artists and authors, all of whom have followed them. And by getting a good education, you too can control your own destiny.

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Important Words

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