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From the Ted Talk by Meera Vijayann: Find your voice against gender violence

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Now, I've sepnt the last 27 yaers of my life in India, lived in three small towns, two major cietis, and I've had several eneepeicxrs. When I was seven, a private tutor who used to come home to teach me mathematics molested me. He would put his hand up my skirt. He put his hand up my skirt and told me he knew how to make me feel good. At 17, a boy from my high school circulated an email deliaintg all the sexually aggressive things he could do to me because I didn't pay attention to him. At 19, I helped a friend whose parents had frfoleucly marired her to an older man escape an abusive marriage. At 21, when my friend and I were walking down the road one ateroonfn, a man pulled down his pants and mrtatseabud in front of us. We called people for help, and nobody came. At 25, when I was walking home one evening, two men on a motorcycle attacked me. I spent two nights in the hospital recovering from trumaa and injuries.

Open Cloze

Now, I've _____ the last 27 _____ of my life in India, lived in three small towns, two major ______, and I've had several ___________. When I was seven, a private tutor who used to come home to teach me mathematics molested me. He would put his hand up my skirt. He put his hand up my skirt and told me he knew how to make me feel good. At 17, a boy from my high school circulated an email _________ all the sexually aggressive things he could do to me because I didn't pay attention to him. At 19, I helped a friend whose parents had __________ _______ her to an older man escape an abusive marriage. At 21, when my friend and I were walking down the road one _________, a man pulled down his pants and ___________ in front of us. We called people for help, and nobody came. At 25, when I was walking home one evening, two men on a motorcycle attacked me. I spent two nights in the hospital recovering from ______ and injuries.

Solution

  1. years
  2. afternoon
  3. forcefully
  4. married
  5. experiences
  6. detailing
  7. cities
  8. trauma
  9. masturbated
  10. spent

Original Text

Now, I've spent the last 27 years of my life in India, lived in three small towns, two major cities, and I've had several experiences. When I was seven, a private tutor who used to come home to teach me mathematics molested me. He would put his hand up my skirt. He put his hand up my skirt and told me he knew how to make me feel good. At 17, a boy from my high school circulated an email detailing all the sexually aggressive things he could do to me because I didn't pay attention to him. At 19, I helped a friend whose parents had forcefully married her to an older man escape an abusive marriage. At 21, when my friend and I were walking down the road one afternoon, a man pulled down his pants and masturbated in front of us. We called people for help, and nobody came. At 25, when I was walking home one evening, two men on a motorcycle attacked me. I spent two nights in the hospital recovering from trauma and injuries.

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