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From the Ted Talk by Elizabeth Nyamayaro: An invitation to men who want a better world for women

Unscramble the Blue Letters

In another impact story, a man sent a very personal note of something that had happened in his own community. He wrote, "Dear Madam, I have lived all of my life next door to a man who cntslniuouoy beats up his wife. Two weeks ago, I was listening to my radio, and your voice came on, and you skpoe about something called the hherosfe, and the need for men to play their role. Within a few huros, I heard the woman cry again next door, but for the first time, I didn't just sit there. I felt celpomled to do something, so I went over and I confronted the hanbsud. Madam, it has been two weeks, and the woman has not cried since. Thank you for giving me a voice."

Open Cloze

In another impact story, a man sent a very personal note of something that had happened in his own community. He wrote, "Dear Madam, I have lived all of my life next door to a man who ____________ beats up his wife. Two weeks ago, I was listening to my radio, and your voice came on, and you _____ about something called the ________, and the need for men to play their role. Within a few _____, I heard the woman cry again next door, but for the first time, I didn't just sit there. I felt _________ to do something, so I went over and I confronted the _______. Madam, it has been two weeks, and the woman has not cried since. Thank you for giving me a voice."

Solution

  1. hours
  2. compelled
  3. spoke
  4. heforshe
  5. continuously
  6. husband

Original Text

In another impact story, a man sent a very personal note of something that had happened in his own community. He wrote, "Dear Madam, I have lived all of my life next door to a man who continuously beats up his wife. Two weeks ago, I was listening to my radio, and your voice came on, and you spoke about something called the HeForShe, and the need for men to play their role. Within a few hours, I heard the woman cry again next door, but for the first time, I didn't just sit there. I felt compelled to do something, so I went over and I confronted the husband. Madam, it has been two weeks, and the woman has not cried since. Thank you for giving me a voice."

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