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From the Ted Talk by James Forbes: Compassion at the dinner table

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Also, we had to make a report on our extended "visited" members, that is, extended mebrmes of the family, sick and elderly, shut in. My task was, at least once a week, to visit Mother lseiatsr who lived on East Street, Mother Williamson who lived on Bledsoe Avenue, and mtehor laerhts who lived on Oberlin Road. Why? Because they were old and infirm, and we needed to go by to see if they needed anything. For mom said, "To be family, is to care and share and to look out for one another. They are our family."

Open Cloze

Also, we had to make a report on our extended "visited" members, that is, extended _______ of the family, sick and elderly, shut in. My task was, at least once a week, to visit Mother ________ who lived on East Street, Mother Williamson who lived on Bledsoe Avenue, and ______ _______ who lived on Oberlin Road. Why? Because they were old and infirm, and we needed to go by to see if they needed anything. For mom said, "To be family, is to care and share and to look out for one another. They are our family."

Solution

  1. lathers
  2. members
  3. mother
  4. lassiter

Original Text

Also, we had to make a report on our extended "visited" members, that is, extended members of the family, sick and elderly, shut in. My task was, at least once a week, to visit Mother Lassiter who lived on East Street, Mother Williamson who lived on Bledsoe Avenue, and Mother Lathers who lived on Oberlin Road. Why? Because they were old and infirm, and we needed to go by to see if they needed anything. For mom said, "To be family, is to care and share and to look out for one another. They are our family."

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
good samaritan 3
mama eternal 3
bloodworth street 2
martin luther 2
invited representatives 2
sustained care 2

Important Words

  1. avenue
  2. bledsoe
  3. care
  4. east
  5. elderly
  6. extended
  7. family
  8. infirm
  9. lassiter
  10. lathers
  11. lived
  12. members
  13. mom
  14. mother
  15. needed
  16. oberlin
  17. report
  18. road
  19. share
  20. shut
  21. sick
  22. street
  23. task
  24. visit
  25. week
  26. williamson