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From the Ted Talk by Ethan Hawke: Give yourself permission to be creative

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OK. Well, what is it? Human creativity is nature mefsanit in us. We look at the, oh ... the aorrua borealis. Right? I did this movie celald "White Fang" when I was a kid, and we shot up in Alaska, and you go out at night and the sky was like rippling with purple and pink and white, and it's the most beautiful thing I ever saw. It really looked like the sky was panliyg. Beautiful. You go to grnad Canyon at sundown. It's beautiful. We know that's beautiful. But fall in love? Your lover's petrty beautiful. I have four kids. Watching them play? Watching them pretend to be a butterfly or run around the house and doing anything, it's so beautiful.

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OK. Well, what is it? Human creativity is nature ________ in us. We look at the, oh ... the ______ borealis. Right? I did this movie ______ "White Fang" when I was a kid, and we shot up in Alaska, and you go out at night and the sky was like rippling with purple and pink and white, and it's the most beautiful thing I ever saw. It really looked like the sky was _______. Beautiful. You go to _____ Canyon at sundown. It's beautiful. We know that's beautiful. But fall in love? Your lover's ______ beautiful. I have four kids. Watching them play? Watching them pretend to be a butterfly or run around the house and doing anything, it's so beautiful.

Solution

  1. pretty
  2. grand
  3. aurora
  4. called
  5. playing
  6. manifest

Original Text

OK. Well, what is it? Human creativity is nature manifest in us. We look at the, oh ... the aurora borealis. Right? I did this movie called "White Fang" when I was a kid, and we shot up in Alaska, and you go out at night and the sky was like rippling with purple and pink and white, and it's the most beautiful thing I ever saw. It really looked like the sky was playing. Beautiful. You go to Grand Canyon at sundown. It's beautiful. We know that's beautiful. But fall in love? Your lover's pretty beautiful. I have four kids. Watching them play? Watching them pretend to be a butterfly or run around the house and doing anything, it's so beautiful.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  2. aurora
  3. beautiful
  4. borealis
  5. butterfly
  6. called
  7. canyon
  8. creativity
  9. fall
  10. grand
  11. house
  12. human
  13. kid
  14. kids
  15. looked
  16. love
  17. manifest
  18. movie
  19. nature
  20. night
  21. pink
  22. play
  23. playing
  24. pretend
  25. pretty
  26. purple
  27. rippling
  28. run
  29. shot
  30. sky
  31. sundown
  32. watching
  33. white