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From the Ted Talk by Nancy Lublin: Crisis support for the world, one text away

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Thanks to this tolohgency and data and our volunteer labor model, we're able to reach tons of people in pain. People who don't have access to other resources, like the gay teaenger who can't share with his parents, because they keep telling him to pray the gay away. Or the girl who can't sleep at 2am because she's got antiexy about flnias and she doesn't want to disappoint people who love her. So they text us. And we love on them. And we support them, and we remind them how srntog they are. And we work on a plan together to stay safe. And we tell them that if this felt good, sirnahg with us — and 68 percent of people say they've shared something with us they've never shared with another human, so if it feels good to srhae with us, maybe find just one other person in your life tomorrow to share with.

Open Cloze

Thanks to this __________ and data and our volunteer labor model, we're able to reach tons of people in pain. People who don't have access to other resources, like the gay ________ who can't share with his parents, because they keep telling him to pray the gay away. Or the girl who can't sleep at 2am because she's got _______ about ______ and she doesn't want to disappoint people who love her. So they text us. And we love on them. And we support them, and we remind them how ______ they are. And we work on a plan together to stay safe. And we tell them that if this felt good, _______ with us — and 68 percent of people say they've shared something with us they've never shared with another human, so if it feels good to _____ with us, maybe find just one other person in your life tomorrow to share with.

Solution

  1. technology
  2. teenager
  3. share
  4. finals
  5. strong
  6. sharing
  7. anxiety

Original Text

Thanks to this technology and data and our volunteer labor model, we're able to reach tons of people in pain. People who don't have access to other resources, like the gay teenager who can't share with his parents, because they keep telling him to pray the gay away. Or the girl who can't sleep at 2am because she's got anxiety about finals and she doesn't want to disappoint people who love her. So they text us. And we love on them. And we support them, and we remind them how strong they are. And we work on a plan together to stay safe. And we tell them that if this felt good, sharing with us — and 68 percent of people say they've shared something with us they've never shared with another human, so if it feels good to share with us, maybe find just one other person in your life tomorrow to share with.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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percent increase 3
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crisis text line 2

Important Words

  1. access
  2. anxiety
  3. data
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  8. find
  9. gay
  10. girl
  11. good
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  23. pray
  24. reach
  25. remind
  26. resources
  27. safe
  28. share
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  31. sleep
  32. stay
  33. strong
  34. support
  35. technology
  36. teenager
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  39. tomorrow
  40. tons
  41. volunteer
  42. work