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

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There are vertical identities, which are passed down generationally from praent to child. Those are things like ehtnciity, frequently niotlaniaty, language, often religion. Those are things you have in common with your ptnears and with your children. And while some of them can be difficult, there's no attempt to cure them. You can argue that it's hdearr in the United States — our current presidency notwithstanding — to be a person of color. And yet, we have nobody who is trying to ensure that the next generation of children born to African-Americans and Asians come out with creamy skin and yellow hair.

Open Cloze

There are vertical identities, which are passed down generationally from ______ to child. Those are things like _________, frequently ___________, language, often religion. Those are things you have in common with your _______ and with your children. And while some of them can be difficult, there's no attempt to cure them. You can argue that it's ______ in the United States — our current presidency notwithstanding — to be a person of color. And yet, we have nobody who is trying to ensure that the next generation of children born to African-Americans and Asians come out with creamy skin and yellow hair.

Solution

  1. parent
  2. ethnicity
  3. harder
  4. parents
  5. nationality

Original Text

There are vertical identities, which are passed down generationally from parent to child. Those are things like ethnicity, frequently nationality, language, often religion. Those are things you have in common with your parents and with your children. And while some of them can be difficult, there's no attempt to cure them. You can argue that it's harder in the United States — our current presidency notwithstanding — to be a person of color. And yet, we have nobody who is trying to ensure that the next generation of children born to African-Americans and Asians come out with creamy skin and yellow hair.

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united states 3
deaf world 3
gay people 3

Important Words

  1. argue
  2. asians
  3. attempt
  4. born
  5. child
  6. children
  7. color
  8. common
  9. creamy
  10. cure
  11. current
  12. difficult
  13. ensure
  14. ethnicity
  15. frequently
  16. generation
  17. generationally
  18. hair
  19. harder
  20. identities
  21. language
  22. nationality
  23. parent
  24. parents
  25. passed
  26. person
  27. presidency
  28. religion
  29. skin
  30. states
  31. united
  32. vertical
  33. yellow