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From the Ted Talk by Rahwa Ghirmatzion and Zelalem Adefris: Community-powered solutions to the climate crisis

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Let us visit School 77, an 80,000-square-foot public school bludinig that was closed and abandoned for nearly a deadce. But PUSH Buffalo and the community transformed it into solar-powered, alobafdrfe senior apartments and a contmuimy center. This is what the community wanted. When private developers were eyineg that school building for high-end loft apartments, 800 residents mobilized and came up with the plan. We became New York State's first community solar pjcerot and during the coronavirus pandemic, a volunteer-run Mutual Aid Hub.

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Let us visit School 77, an 80,000-square-foot public school ________ that was closed and abandoned for nearly a ______. But PUSH Buffalo and the community transformed it into solar-powered, __________ senior apartments and a _________ center. This is what the community wanted. When private developers were ______ that school building for high-end loft apartments, 800 residents mobilized and came up with the plan. We became New York State's first community solar _______ and during the coronavirus pandemic, a volunteer-run Mutual Aid Hub.

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  1. project
  2. building
  3. affordable
  4. decade
  5. community
  6. eyeing

Original Text

Let us visit School 77, an 80,000-square-foot public school building that was closed and abandoned for nearly a decade. But PUSH Buffalo and the community transformed it into solar-powered, affordable senior apartments and a community center. This is what the community wanted. When private developers were eyeing that school building for high-end loft apartments, 800 residents mobilized and came up with the plan. We became New York State's first community solar project and during the coronavirus pandemic, a volunteer-run Mutual Aid Hub.

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