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From the Ted Talk by Raj Jayadev: Community-powered criminal justice reform

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And so we gave him a camera and said, "Just take pictures of what's like being a father." And so he took peruitcs of making breakfast for his daughters and taking them to school, taking them to after-school programs and doing hrmeowok. And it became this photo essay that he turned in to his lawyer who used it at the sentencing hearing. And that judge, who originally indicated a five-year poirsn sentence, understood Carnell in a whole new way. And he converted that five-year prison snctneee into a six-month outpatient program, so that Carnell could be with his daughters. His girls would have a father in their life. And Carnell could get the treatment that he was actually siekeng.

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And so we gave him a camera and said, "Just take pictures of what's like being a father." And so he took ________ of making breakfast for his daughters and taking them to school, taking them to after-school programs and doing ________. And it became this photo essay that he turned in to his lawyer who used it at the sentencing hearing. And that judge, who originally indicated a five-year ______ sentence, understood Carnell in a whole new way. And he converted that five-year prison ________ into a six-month outpatient program, so that Carnell could be with his daughters. His girls would have a father in their life. And Carnell could get the treatment that he was actually _______.

Solution

  1. prison
  2. sentence
  3. pictures
  4. homework
  5. seeking

Original Text

And so we gave him a camera and said, "Just take pictures of what's like being a father." And so he took pictures of making breakfast for his daughters and taking them to school, taking them to after-school programs and doing homework. And it became this photo essay that he turned in to his lawyer who used it at the sentencing hearing. And that judge, who originally indicated a five-year prison sentence, understood Carnell in a whole new way. And he converted that five-year prison sentence into a six-month outpatient program, so that Carnell could be with his daughters. His girls would have a father in their life. And Carnell could get the treatment that he was actually seeking.

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  25. sentence
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  27. treatment
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