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"From the Ted Talk by Sarah Donnelly: How work kept me going during my cancer treatment"

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It was June 2014. I was 30 years old, and I rvieeced a call from my doctor's office to say my test results were in. So I walked up to see her in my lunch break, and my dotcor said she was very sorry to tell me that I had breast cacner. I didn't want to believe her and at first, I didn't. You see, I'm a lawyer and I needed some evidence. So I'm very embarrassed to tell you all that I stood up and I wkelad around to where she was sitting so that I could look over her shoulder and verify what was written on the page in front of her.

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It was June 2014. I was 30 years old, and I ________ a call from my doctor's office to say my test results were in. So I walked up to see her in my lunch break, and my ______ said she was very sorry to tell me that I had breast ______. I didn't want to believe her and at first, I didn't. You see, I'm a lawyer and I needed some evidence. So I'm very embarrassed to tell you all that I stood up and I ______ around to where she was sitting so that I could look over her shoulder and verify what was written on the page in front of her.

Solution

  1. received
  2. walked
  3. cancer
  4. doctor

Original Text

It was June 2014. I was 30 years old, and I received a call from my doctor's office to say my test results were in. So I walked up to see her in my lunch break, and my doctor said she was very sorry to tell me that I had breast cancer. I didn't want to believe her and at first, I didn't. You see, I'm a lawyer and I needed some evidence. So I'm very embarrassed to tell you all that I stood up and I walked around to where she was sitting so that I could look over her shoulder and verify what was written on the page in front of her.

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Important Words

  1. break
  2. breast
  3. call
  4. cancer
  5. doctor
  6. embarrassed
  7. evidence
  8. front
  9. june
  10. lawyer
  11. lunch
  12. needed
  13. office
  14. page
  15. received
  16. results
  17. shoulder
  18. sitting
  19. stood
  20. test
  21. verify
  22. walked
  23. written
  24. years