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"From the Ted Talk by Theaster Gates: How to revive a neighborhood"

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And what I found was that I couldn't export myself, that what seems necessary in cities like Akron, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan, and Gary, Indiana, is that there are people in those places who already believe in those places, that are already dying to make those plcaes beautiful, and that often, those people who are pnsatoasie about a place are disconnected from the reroscues necessary to make cool things heppan, or disconnected from a contingency of people that could help make things happen. So now, we're starting to give advice around the country on how to start with what you got, how to start with the things that are in fnort of you, how to make something out of nothing, how to reahspe your world at a wheel or at your block or at the scale of the city.

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And what I found was that I couldn't export myself, that what seems necessary in cities like Akron, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan, and Gary, Indiana, is that there are people in those places who already believe in those places, that are already dying to make those ______ beautiful, and that often, those people who are __________ about a place are disconnected from the _________ necessary to make cool things ______, or disconnected from a contingency of people that could help make things happen. So now, we're starting to give advice around the country on how to start with what you got, how to start with the things that are in _____ of you, how to make something out of nothing, how to _______ your world at a wheel or at your block or at the scale of the city.

Solution

  1. places
  2. reshape
  3. passionate
  4. front
  5. happen
  6. resources

Original Text

And what I found was that I couldn't export myself, that what seems necessary in cities like Akron, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan, and Gary, Indiana, is that there are people in those places who already believe in those places, that are already dying to make those places beautiful, and that often, those people who are passionate about a place are disconnected from the resources necessary to make cool things happen, or disconnected from a contingency of people that could help make things happen. So now, we're starting to give advice around the country on how to start with what you got, how to start with the things that are in front of you, how to make something out of nothing, how to reshape your world at a wheel or at your block or at the scale of the city.

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Important Words

  1. advice
  2. akron
  3. beautiful
  4. block
  5. cities
  6. city
  7. contingency
  8. cool
  9. country
  10. detroit
  11. disconnected
  12. dying
  13. export
  14. front
  15. gary
  16. give
  17. happen
  18. indiana
  19. michigan
  20. ohio
  21. passionate
  22. people
  23. place
  24. places
  25. reshape
  26. resources
  27. scale
  28. start
  29. starting
  30. wheel
  31. world