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From the Ted Talk by Jane Fonda: How to transform your climate concern into action

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And then in hriras County, Texas, Harris County is enormous, and it is ground zero for the ctmalie crisis in North America. And this woman immigrated with her family from cbmioloa, she was elected as the top Harris County eexvcitue, Judge Lina Hidalgo, the first female and the first Latina to ever hold that particular idnecilrby important office. And she became a citizen of the US in 2013, and she got elected in 2018. You know, nobody took her seriously, you know. Her opponent didn't even bother to campaign. But in the four years since she was elected to office, she has blown everybody's mind by how much she's accomplished. She's holding the fossil fuel industry accountable, she's made it easier to vote, she stopped a highway going through Houston. She's changed the way the county works. She crolnots a four-billion-dollar budget and has a rusbot climate plan to change how Harris County deals with fossil fuels. You know, she bveieles that the energy capital of the world can also become the renewable energy caatpil of the world. And I've seen in the last month how a big difference my new climate PAC is having on down bolalt races like Luke's and Lina's. And this is what tillrhs me. This is what gives me hope. I believe the most important thing that I've ever done is creating this PAC, and it's what I'm going to cnitunoe to do till I die.

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And then in ______ County, Texas, Harris County is enormous, and it is ground zero for the _______ crisis in North America. And this woman immigrated with her family from ________, she was elected as the top Harris County _________, Judge Lina Hidalgo, the first female and the first Latina to ever hold that particular __________ important office. And she became a citizen of the US in 2013, and she got elected in 2018. You know, nobody took her seriously, you know. Her opponent didn't even bother to campaign. But in the four years since she was elected to office, she has blown everybody's mind by how much she's accomplished. She's holding the fossil fuel industry accountable, she's made it easier to vote, she stopped a highway going through Houston. She's changed the way the county works. She ________ a four-billion-dollar budget and has a ______ climate plan to change how Harris County deals with fossil fuels. You know, she ________ that the energy capital of the world can also become the renewable energy _______ of the world. And I've seen in the last month how a big difference my new climate PAC is having on down ______ races like Luke's and Lina's. And this is what _______ me. This is what gives me hope. I believe the most important thing that I've ever done is creating this PAC, and it's what I'm going to ________ to do till I die.

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Original Text

And then in Harris County, Texas, Harris County is enormous, and it is ground zero for the climate crisis in North America. And this woman immigrated with her family from Colombia, she was elected as the top Harris County executive, Judge Lina Hidalgo, the first female and the first Latina to ever hold that particular incredibly important office. And she became a citizen of the US in 2013, and she got elected in 2018. You know, nobody took her seriously, you know. Her opponent didn't even bother to campaign. But in the four years since she was elected to office, she has blown everybody's mind by how much she's accomplished. She's holding the fossil fuel industry accountable, she's made it easier to vote, she stopped a highway going through Houston. She's changed the way the county works. She controls a four-billion-dollar budget and has a robust climate plan to change how Harris County deals with fossil fuels. You know, she believes that the energy capital of the world can also become the renewable energy capital of the world. And I've seen in the last month how a big difference my new climate PAC is having on down ballot races like Luke's and Lina's. And this is what thrills me. This is what gives me hope. I believe the most important thing that I've ever done is creating this PAC, and it's what I'm going to continue to do till I die.

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