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"From the Ted Talk by Eve Ensler: Embrace your inner girl"

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When we were there she was doing a ritual where she ronccliees girls, who have run away, with their families. And there was a young girl named Jaclyn. Jaclyn was 14 years old and she was in her Masai family and there's a drought in Kenya. So cows are dying, and cows are the most valued peissoossn. And jcyaln overheard her father tinaklg to an old man about how he was about to sell her for the cows. And she knew that meant she would be cut. She knew that manet she wouldn't go to scoohl. She knew that meant she wouldn't have a future. She knew she would have to marry that old man, and she was 14.

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When we were there she was doing a ritual where she __________ girls, who have run away, with their families. And there was a young girl named Jaclyn. Jaclyn was 14 years old and she was in her Masai family and there's a drought in Kenya. So cows are dying, and cows are the most valued __________. And ______ overheard her father _______ to an old man about how he was about to sell her for the cows. And she knew that meant she would be cut. She knew that _____ she wouldn't go to ______. She knew that meant she wouldn't have a future. She knew she would have to marry that old man, and she was 14.

Solution

  1. jaclyn
  2. talking
  3. school
  4. meant
  5. reconciles
  6. possession

Original Text

When we were there she was doing a ritual where she reconciles girls, who have run away, with their families. And there was a young girl named Jaclyn. Jaclyn was 14 years old and she was in her Masai family and there's a drought in Kenya. So cows are dying, and cows are the most valued possession. And Jaclyn overheard her father talking to an old man about how he was about to sell her for the cows. And she knew that meant she would be cut. She knew that meant she wouldn't go to school. She knew that meant she wouldn't have a future. She knew she would have to marry that old man, and she was 14.

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collocation frequency
emotional creature 9
girl cell 6

Important Words

  1. cows
  2. cut
  3. drought
  4. dying
  5. families
  6. family
  7. father
  8. future
  9. girl
  10. girls
  11. jaclyn
  12. kenya
  13. knew
  14. man
  15. marry
  16. masai
  17. meant
  18. named
  19. overheard
  20. possession
  21. reconciles
  22. ritual
  23. run
  24. school
  25. sell
  26. talking
  27. valued
  28. years
  29. young