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From the Ted Talk by James Cameron: Before Avatar ... a curious boy

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But when I chose a career as an adult, it was filmmaking. And that seemed to be the best way to reconcile this urge I had to tell sreoits with my urges to create iaemgs. And I was, as a kid, constantly drawing comic books, and so on. So, fmklaniimg was the way to put pictures and stories together, and that made sense. And of course the stories that I chose to tell were science fiction stories: "Terminator," "Aliens" and "The Abyss." And with "The Abyss," I was putting together my love of underwater and diving with filmmaking. So, you know, mregnig the two passions.

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But when I chose a career as an adult, it was filmmaking. And that seemed to be the best way to reconcile this urge I had to tell _______ with my urges to create ______. And I was, as a kid, constantly drawing comic books, and so on. So, __________ was the way to put pictures and stories together, and that made sense. And of course the stories that I chose to tell were science fiction stories: "Terminator," "Aliens" and "The Abyss." And with "The Abyss," I was putting together my love of underwater and diving with filmmaking. So, you know, _______ the two passions.

Solution

  1. stories
  2. images
  3. merging
  4. filmmaking

Original Text

But when I chose a career as an adult, it was filmmaking. And that seemed to be the best way to reconcile this urge I had to tell stories with my urges to create images. And I was, as a kid, constantly drawing comic books, and so on. So, filmmaking was the way to put pictures and stories together, and that made sense. And of course the stories that I chose to tell were science fiction stories: "Terminator," "Aliens" and "The Abyss." And with "The Abyss," I was putting together my love of underwater and diving with filmmaking. So, you know, merging the two passions.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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jacques cousteau 2
alien world 2
space science 2

Important Words

  1. abyss
  2. adult
  3. books
  4. career
  5. chose
  6. comic
  7. constantly
  8. create
  9. diving
  10. drawing
  11. fiction
  12. filmmaking
  13. images
  14. kid
  15. love
  16. merging
  17. passions
  18. pictures
  19. put
  20. putting
  21. reconcile
  22. science
  23. sense
  24. stories
  25. underwater
  26. urge
  27. urges