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From the Ted Talk by Iseult Gillespie: Frida Kahlo The woman behind the legend

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In 1925, fdria Kahlo was on her way home from school in mexcio City when the bus she was riding collided with a streetcar. She sfuefred near-fatal injuries to her sipne, pelvis and hips, and was bedridden for months afterward.
During her recovery, she had a special easel atchaetd to her bed so she could practice painting techniques. When she set to work, she began to paint the world according to her own singular vision. Over the course of her life, she would establish herself as the ctaroer and muse behind extraordinary art.

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In 1925, _____ Kahlo was on her way home from school in ______ City when the bus she was riding collided with a streetcar. She ________ near-fatal injuries to her _____, pelvis and hips, and was bedridden for months afterward.
During her recovery, she had a special easel ________ to her bed so she could practice painting techniques. When she set to work, she began to paint the world according to her own singular vision. Over the course of her life, she would establish herself as the _______ and muse behind extraordinary art.

Solution

  1. spine
  2. creator
  3. suffered
  4. mexico
  5. attached
  6. frida

Original Text

In 1925, Frida Kahlo was on her way home from school in Mexico City when the bus she was riding collided with a streetcar. She suffered near-fatal injuries to her spine, pelvis and hips, and was bedridden for months afterward.
During her recovery, she had a special easel attached to her bed so she could practice painting techniques. When she set to work, she began to paint the world according to her own singular vision. Over the course of her life, she would establish herself as the creator and muse behind extraordinary art.

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