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From the Ted Talk by Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood

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You know, as a pnaret with the privilege of raising a dtahguer like all of you who are doing the same thing, we find this world and this sttisiatc very alarming and we want to prepare them. We have tools at our dspoaisl like "girl power," and we hope that that will help, but I gotta wonder, is girl power going to protect them if, at the same time, actively or passively, we are training our sons to maantiin their boy power? I mean, I think the Netflix queue is one way that we can do something very important, and I'm talking mainly to the dads here. I think we have got to show our sons a new definition of manhood.

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You know, as a ______ with the privilege of raising a ________ like all of you who are doing the same thing, we find this world and this _________ very alarming and we want to prepare them. We have tools at our ________ like "girl power," and we hope that that will help, but I gotta wonder, is girl power going to protect them if, at the same time, actively or passively, we are training our sons to ________ their boy power? I mean, I think the Netflix queue is one way that we can do something very important, and I'm talking mainly to the dads here. I think we have got to show our sons a new definition of manhood.

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  1. daughter
  2. maintain
  3. parent
  4. statistic
  5. disposal

Original Text

You know, as a parent with the privilege of raising a daughter like all of you who are doing the same thing, we find this world and this statistic very alarming and we want to prepare them. We have tools at our disposal like "girl power," and we hope that that will help, but I gotta wonder, is girl power going to protect them if, at the same time, actively or passively, we are training our sons to maintain their boy power? I mean, I think the Netflix queue is one way that we can do something very important, and I'm talking mainly to the dads here. I think we have got to show our sons a new definition of manhood.

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