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"From the Ted Talk by Laura Boushnak: For these women, reading is a daring act"

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The Arab stetas are going through tremendous change, and the struggles women face are ovewrlnihmeg. Just like the women I photographed, I had to overcome many barriers to becoming the photographer I am tdaoy, many pelope along the way tlileng me what I can and cannot do. Umm El-Saad, Asma and Fayza, and many women across the Arab world, show that it is possible to overcome barriers to education, which they know is the best means to a better future. And here I would like to end with a quote by Yasmine, one of the four activist women I interviewed in Tunisia. Yasmine wrote, "Question your cnoinoitcvs. Be who you to want to be, not who they want you to be. Don't accept their enslavement, for your mother birthed you free."

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The Arab ______ are going through tremendous change, and the struggles women face are ____________. Just like the women I photographed, I had to overcome many barriers to becoming the photographer I am _____, many ______ along the way _______ me what I can and cannot do. Umm El-Saad, Asma and Fayza, and many women across the Arab world, show that it is possible to overcome barriers to education, which they know is the best means to a better future. And here I would like to end with a quote by Yasmine, one of the four activist women I interviewed in Tunisia. Yasmine wrote, "Question your ___________. Be who you to want to be, not who they want you to be. Don't accept their enslavement, for your mother birthed you free."

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  3. telling
  4. overwhelming
  5. convictions
  6. today

Original Text

The Arab states are going through tremendous change, and the struggles women face are overwhelming. Just like the women I photographed, I had to overcome many barriers to becoming the photographer I am today, many people along the way telling me what I can and cannot do. Umm El-Saad, Asma and Fayza, and many women across the Arab world, show that it is possible to overcome barriers to education, which they know is the best means to a better future. And here I would like to end with a quote by Yasmine, one of the four activist women I interviewed in Tunisia. Yasmine wrote, "Question your convictions. Be who you to want to be, not who they want you to be. Don't accept their enslavement, for your mother birthed you free."

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