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"From the Ted Talk by Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what"

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It turns out that while each of these individual differences is siloed — there are only so many ________ _______ with schizophrenia, there are only so many families of children who are transgender, there are only so many families of prodigies — who also face _______ challenges in many ways — there are only so many families in each of those categories — but if you start to think that the experience of negotiating difference within your family is what people are addressing, then you discover that it's a nearly universal phenomenon. Ironically, it turns out, that it's our differences, and our negotiation of __________, that _____ us.

Solution

  1. similar
  2. dealing
  3. difference
  4. families
  5. unite

Original Text

It turns out that while each of these individual differences is siloed — there are only so many families dealing with schizophrenia, there are only so many families of children who are transgender, there are only so many families of prodigies — who also face similar challenges in many ways — there are only so many families in each of those categories — but if you start to think that the experience of negotiating difference within your family is what people are addressing, then you discover that it's a nearly universal phenomenon. Ironically, it turns out, that it's our differences, and our negotiation of difference, that unite us.

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Important Words

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