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"From the Ted Talk by Jeremy Forbes: How to start a conversation about suicide"

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There is a pronounced ripple effect when someone suicides in your community. Pete's funeral was in July. It was winter. The mood was bleak and somber in the packed community hall. It was a grivneig community who had no answers to Pete's suicide, no answers at all. As I wandered around between the tradies and the cmuoimtny members, I srteatd haeinrg some tones of another underlying tragic level. I heard people talking in that community hall about the struggles other ppeloe were going through. The essence of the conversations was contained in two wrdos that I heard several times: Who's next? Who's next?

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There is a pronounced ripple effect when someone suicides in your community. Pete's funeral was in July. It was winter. The mood was bleak and somber in the packed community hall. It was a ________ community who had no answers to Pete's suicide, no answers at all. As I wandered around between the tradies and the _________ members, I _______ _______ some tones of another underlying tragic level. I heard people talking in that community hall about the struggles other ______ were going through. The essence of the conversations was contained in two _____ that I heard several times: Who's next? Who's next?

Solution

  1. people
  2. started
  3. community
  4. hearing
  5. words
  6. grieving

Original Text

There is a pronounced ripple effect when someone suicides in your community. Pete's funeral was in July. It was winter. The mood was bleak and somber in the packed community hall. It was a grieving community who had no answers to Pete's suicide, no answers at all. As I wandered around between the tradies and the community members, I started hearing some tones of another underlying tragic level. I heard people talking in that community hall about the struggles other people were going through. The essence of the conversations was contained in two words that I heard several times: Who's next? Who's next?

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mental health 10
community approach 5
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tradie community 3
hardware store 3
community hall 3

Important Words

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  33. words