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"From the Ted Talk by Gary Slutkin: Let's treat violence like a contagious disease"

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But of course, the funders said, "Wait a second, do it again." And so we had to then, fortunately, get the funds to repeat this __________, and this is one of the next four neighborhoods that had a 45-percent drop in shootings and killings. And since that time, this has been replicated 20 times. There have been independent evaluations supported by the Justice __________ and by the CDC and performed by Johns Hopkins that have _____ 30-to-50-percent and 40-to-70-percent reductions in shootings and killings using this new method. In fact, there have been three ___________ evaluations of this now.

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  1. experience
  2. independent
  3. shown
  4. department

Original Text

But of course, the funders said, "Wait a second, do it again." And so we had to then, fortunately, get the funds to repeat this experience, and this is one of the next four neighborhoods that had a 45-percent drop in shootings and killings. And since that time, this has been replicated 20 times. There have been independent evaluations supported by the Justice Department and by the CDC and performed by Johns Hopkins that have shown 30-to-50-percent and 40-to-70-percent reductions in shootings and killings using this new method. In fact, there have been three independent evaluations of this now.

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