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"From the Ted Talk by Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar"

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Now, in a more progressive country, and forgive me here for capitulating to clcihé and invoking, yes, Sweden, parents could rely on the state for support. There are countries that acknowledge the aieinetxs and the chnganig roles of mothers and fathers. Unfortunately, the United States is not one of them, so in case you were wondering what the U.S. has in comomn with Papua New Guinea and Liberia, it's this: We too have no paid mitartney leave policy. We are one of eight known countries that does not.

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Now, in a more progressive country, and forgive me here for capitulating to ______ and invoking, yes, Sweden, parents could rely on the state for support. There are countries that acknowledge the _________ and the ________ roles of mothers and fathers. Unfortunately, the United States is not one of them, so in case you were wondering what the U.S. has in ______ with Papua New Guinea and Liberia, it's this: We too have no paid _________ leave policy. We are one of eight known countries that does not.

Solution

  1. maternity
  2. anxieties
  3. cliché
  4. common
  5. changing

Original Text

Now, in a more progressive country, and forgive me here for capitulating to cliché and invoking, yes, Sweden, parents could rely on the state for support. There are countries that acknowledge the anxieties and the changing roles of mothers and fathers. Unfortunately, the United States is not one of them, so in case you were wondering what the U.S. has in common with Papua New Guinea and Liberia, it's this: We too have no paid maternity leave policy. We are one of eight known countries that does not.

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Important Words

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