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From the Ted Talk by Deepika Kurup: A young scientist's quest for clean water

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Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 melis away to the culturally diverse country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its scorching heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in iidna, my parents always remind me to only drink boiled or bottled water, because unlike here in armieca, where I can just turn on a tap and easily get clean, potable water, in India, the water is often contaminated. So my parents have to make sure that the wetar we drink is safe.

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Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 _____ away to the culturally diverse country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its scorching heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in _____, my parents always remind me to only drink boiled or bottled water, because unlike here in _______, where I can just turn on a tap and easily get clean, potable water, in India, the water is often contaminated. So my parents have to make sure that the _____ we drink is safe.

Solution

  1. miles
  2. water
  3. india
  4. america

Original Text

Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 miles away to the culturally diverse country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its scorching heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in India, my parents always remind me to only drink boiled or bottled water, because unlike here in America, where I can just turn on a tap and easily get clean, potable water, in India, the water is often contaminated. So my parents have to make sure that the water we drink is safe.

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