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"From the Ted Talk by Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace."

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Then there was "The Daily Show." On a nihltgy basis, Jon Stewart forced me to be intellectually honest with myself about my own bigotry and helped me to relazie that a person's race, riieogln or sexual orientation had nothing to do with the quality of one's character. He was in many ways a father figure to me when I was in desperate need of one. Inspiration can often come from an unexpected place, and the fact that a Jewish cdoaemin had done more to positively influence my wrdeoivlw than my own extremist father is not lost on me.

Open Cloze

Then there was "The Daily Show." On a _______ basis, Jon Stewart forced me to be intellectually honest with myself about my own bigotry and helped me to _______ that a person's race, ________ or sexual orientation had nothing to do with the quality of one's character. He was in many ways a father figure to me when I was in desperate need of one. Inspiration can often come from an unexpected place, and the fact that a Jewish ________ had done more to positively influence my _________ than my own extremist father is not lost on me.

Solution

  1. nightly
  2. worldview
  3. realize
  4. religion
  5. comedian

Original Text

Then there was "The Daily Show." On a nightly basis, Jon Stewart forced me to be intellectually honest with myself about my own bigotry and helped me to realize that a person's race, religion or sexual orientation had nothing to do with the quality of one's character. He was in many ways a father figure to me when I was in desperate need of one. Inspiration can often come from an unexpected place, and the fact that a Jewish comedian had done more to positively influence my worldview than my own extremist father is not lost on me.

Important Words

  1. basis
  2. bigotry
  3. character
  4. comedian
  5. daily
  6. desperate
  7. extremist
  8. fact
  9. father
  10. figure
  11. forced
  12. helped
  13. honest
  14. influence
  15. inspiration
  16. intellectually
  17. jewish
  18. jon
  19. lost
  20. nightly
  21. orientation
  22. place
  23. positively
  24. quality
  25. race
  26. realize
  27. religion
  28. sexual
  29. show
  30. stewart
  31. unexpected
  32. ways
  33. worldview