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From the Ted Talk by Joshua Prager: In search of the man who broke my neck

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Abed then showed me a picture of his mashed truck, and said that the crash was the fault of a bus driver in the left lane who did not let him pass. I did not want to reacp the crash with Abed. I'd hoped for something simpler: to exchange a Turkish dessert for two words and be on my way. And so I didn't point out that in his own temitsony the morning after the crsah, Abed did not even mention the bus dievrr. No, I was quiet. I was quiet because I had not come for truth. I had come for rmosere. And so I now went looking for remorse and threw truth under the bus.

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Abed then showed me a picture of his mashed truck, and said that the crash was the fault of a bus driver in the left lane who did not let him pass. I did not want to _____ the crash with Abed. I'd hoped for something simpler: to exchange a Turkish dessert for two words and be on my way. And so I didn't point out that in his own _________ the morning after the _____, Abed did not even mention the bus ______. No, I was quiet. I was quiet because I had not come for truth. I had come for _______. And so I now went looking for remorse and threw truth under the bus.

Solution

  1. driver
  2. testimony
  3. crash
  4. recap
  5. remorse

Original Text

Abed then showed me a picture of his mashed truck, and said that the crash was the fault of a bus driver in the left lane who did not let him pass. I did not want to recap the crash with Abed. I'd hoped for something simpler: to exchange a Turkish dessert for two words and be on my way. And so I didn't point out that in his own testimony the morning after the crash, Abed did not even mention the bus driver. No, I was quiet. I was quiet because I had not come for truth. I had come for remorse. And so I now went looking for remorse and threw truth under the bus.

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Important Words

  1. abed
  2. bus
  3. crash
  4. dessert
  5. driver
  6. exchange
  7. fault
  8. hoped
  9. lane
  10. left
  11. mashed
  12. mention
  13. morning
  14. pass
  15. picture
  16. point
  17. quiet
  18. recap
  19. remorse
  20. showed
  21. testimony
  22. threw
  23. truck
  24. truth
  25. turkish
  26. words