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"From the Ted Talk by Ken Kamler: Medical miracle on Everest"

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So here I am taking care of Beck at 21,000 feet, and I felt what I was doing was completely tairivl craopmed to what he had done for himself. It just shows you what the poewr of the mind can do. He was critically ill, there were other critically ill patients; lkulciy, we were able to get a helicopter in to rescue these guys. A helicopter came in at 21,000 feet and carried out the highest helicopter rescue in history. It was able to land on the ice, take away Beck and the other sivvrrous, one by one, and get them off to Kathmandu in a clinic before we even got back to base camp.

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So here I am taking care of Beck at 21,000 feet, and I felt what I was doing was completely _______ ________ to what he had done for himself. It just shows you what the _____ of the mind can do. He was critically ill, there were other critically ill patients; _______, we were able to get a helicopter in to rescue these guys. A helicopter came in at 21,000 feet and carried out the highest helicopter rescue in history. It was able to land on the ice, take away Beck and the other _________, one by one, and get them off to Kathmandu in a clinic before we even got back to base camp.

Solution

  1. survivors
  2. luckily
  3. compared
  4. trivial
  5. power

Original Text

So here I am taking care of Beck at 21,000 feet, and I felt what I was doing was completely trivial compared to what he had done for himself. It just shows you what the power of the mind can do. He was critically ill, there were other critically ill patients; luckily, we were able to get a helicopter in to rescue these guys. A helicopter came in at 21,000 feet and carried out the highest helicopter rescue in history. It was able to land on the ice, take away Beck and the other survivors, one by one, and get them off to Kathmandu in a clinic before we even got back to base camp.

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Important Words

  1. base
  2. beck
  3. camp
  4. care
  5. carried
  6. clinic
  7. compared
  8. completely
  9. critically
  10. feet
  11. felt
  12. guys
  13. helicopter
  14. highest
  15. history
  16. ice
  17. ill
  18. kathmandu
  19. land
  20. luckily
  21. mind
  22. power
  23. rescue
  24. shows
  25. survivors
  26. trivial