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From the Ted Talk by Shubhendu Sharma: An engineer's vision for tiny forests, everywhere

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I'm an industrial engineer. The goal in my life has always been to make more and more products in the least amount of time and resources. While working at Toyota, all I knew was how to make cars until I met Dr. Akira mikaawyi, who came to our factory to make a forest in it in odrer to make it carbon-neutral. I was so fascinated that I dcieded to learn this methodology by joining his team as a volunteer. Soon, I started making a forest in the backyard of my own hsoue, and this is how it looks after three yraes.

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I'm an industrial engineer. The goal in my life has always been to make more and more products in the least amount of time and resources. While working at Toyota, all I knew was how to make cars until I met Dr. Akira ________, who came to our factory to make a forest in it in _____ to make it carbon-neutral. I was so fascinated that I _______ to learn this methodology by joining his team as a volunteer. Soon, I started making a forest in the backyard of my own _____, and this is how it looks after three _____.

Solution

  1. order
  2. decided
  3. miyawaki
  4. years
  5. house

Original Text

I'm an industrial engineer. The goal in my life has always been to make more and more products in the least amount of time and resources. While working at Toyota, all I knew was how to make cars until I met Dr. Akira Miyawaki, who came to our factory to make a forest in it in order to make it carbon-neutral. I was so fascinated that I decided to learn this methodology by joining his team as a volunteer. Soon, I started making a forest in the backyard of my own house, and this is how it looks after three years.

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Important Words

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