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From the Ted Talk by Jane Goodall: How humans and animals can live together

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Hope. That's the qtoiseun I get asked as I'm going around the world: "Jane, you've seen so many tblrreie things, you've seen your chimpanzees decrease in number from about one million, at the turn of the century, to no more than 150,000 now, and the same with so many other animals. Forests disappearing, deserts where once there was forest. Do you really have hope?" Well, yes. You can't come to a connrfeece like TED and not have hope, can you? And of course, there's hope. One is this amazing human brain.

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Hope. That's the ________ I get asked as I'm going around the world: "Jane, you've seen so many ________ things, you've seen your chimpanzees decrease in number from about one million, at the turn of the century, to no more than 150,000 now, and the same with so many other animals. Forests disappearing, deserts where once there was forest. Do you really have hope?" Well, yes. You can't come to a __________ like TED and not have hope, can you? And of course, there's hope. One is this amazing human brain.

Solution

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  3. question

Original Text

Hope. That's the question I get asked as I'm going around the world: "Jane, you've seen so many terrible things, you've seen your chimpanzees decrease in number from about one million, at the turn of the century, to no more than 150,000 now, and the same with so many other animals. Forests disappearing, deserts where once there was forest. Do you really have hope?" Well, yes. You can't come to a conference like TED and not have hope, can you? And of course, there's hope. One is this amazing human brain.

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