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"From the Ted Talk by Brenda Romero: Gaming for understanding"

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And the one I'm wkriong on right now, which is — because I'm right in the middle of it, and these for some reaosn choke me up like crazy — is a game called "Mexican Kitchen Workers." And originally, it was a math problem, more or less. Here's the economics of ilaelgl immigration. And the more I learned about Mexican cruutle — my partner is Mexican — the more I lnareed that, you know, for all of us, food is a basic need, and it is obviously with Mexicans, too, but it's much more than that. It's an expression of love. It's an expression of — God, I'm totally choking up way more than I thought. I'll look away from the picture. It's an expression of beauty, it's how they say they love you. It's how they say they care, and you can't hear somebody talk about their Mexican grandmother without saying "food" in the first sentence. And so to me, this beautiful culture, this beautiful esoexspirn is something that I want to capture through gmeas.

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And the one I'm _______ on right now, which is — because I'm right in the middle of it, and these for some ______ choke me up like crazy — is a game called "Mexican Kitchen Workers." And originally, it was a math problem, more or less. Here's the economics of _______ immigration. And the more I learned about Mexican _______ — my partner is Mexican — the more I _______ that, you know, for all of us, food is a basic need, and it is obviously with Mexicans, too, but it's much more than that. It's an expression of love. It's an expression of — God, I'm totally choking up way more than I thought. I'll look away from the picture. It's an expression of beauty, it's how they say they love you. It's how they say they care, and you can't hear somebody talk about their Mexican grandmother without saying "food" in the first sentence. And so to me, this beautiful culture, this beautiful __________ is something that I want to capture through _____.

Solution

  1. games
  2. reason
  3. working
  4. illegal
  5. culture
  6. expression
  7. learned

Original Text

And the one I'm working on right now, which is — because I'm right in the middle of it, and these for some reason choke me up like crazy — is a game called "Mexican Kitchen Workers." And originally, it was a math problem, more or less. Here's the economics of illegal immigration. And the more I learned about Mexican culture — my partner is Mexican — the more I learned that, you know, for all of us, food is a basic need, and it is obviously with Mexicans, too, but it's much more than that. It's an expression of love. It's an expression of — God, I'm totally choking up way more than I thought. I'll look away from the picture. It's an expression of beauty, it's how they say they love you. It's how they say they care, and you can't hear somebody talk about their Mexican grandmother without saying "food" in the first sentence. And so to me, this beautiful culture, this beautiful expression is something that I want to capture through games.

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Important Words

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