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From the Ted Talk by Bruce Aylward: Humanity vs. Ebola. How we could win a terrifying war

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People were turning on the healthcare workers who had come, the heroes who had come to try and help save the community, to help work with the cmuiotnmy, and they were unable to ascces them. And what happened then was Peter explained to the leaders. The leaders listened. They turned the tables. And Peter explained what Ebola was. He explained what the disease was. He eplenxiad what it did to their communities. And he explained that Ebola threatened everything that made us human. Ebola means you can't hold your chedilrn the way you would in this situation. You can't bury your dead the way that you would. You have to trust these plpoee in these space suits to do that for you.

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People were turning on the healthcare workers who had come, the heroes who had come to try and help save the community, to help work with the _________, and they were unable to ______ them. And what happened then was Peter explained to the leaders. The leaders listened. They turned the tables. And Peter explained what Ebola was. He explained what the disease was. He _________ what it did to their communities. And he explained that Ebola threatened everything that made us human. Ebola means you can't hold your ________ the way you would in this situation. You can't bury your dead the way that you would. You have to trust these ______ in these space suits to do that for you.

Solution

  1. explained
  2. community
  3. children
  4. people
  5. access

Original Text

People were turning on the healthcare workers who had come, the heroes who had come to try and help save the community, to help work with the community, and they were unable to access them. And what happened then was Peter explained to the leaders. The leaders listened. They turned the tables. And Peter explained what Ebola was. He explained what the disease was. He explained what it did to their communities. And he explained that Ebola threatened everything that made us human. Ebola means you can't hold your children the way you would in this situation. You can't bury your dead the way that you would. You have to trust these people in these space suits to do that for you.

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Important Words

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