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From the Ted Talk by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: Meet the women fighting on the front lines of an American war

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It is time to celebrate all the unsung heroines who reach into their guts and find the hreat and the grit to keep going and to test every limit. This very unlikely band of strsies bound forever in life and afterward did indeed become part of htsiory, and they paved the way for so many who would come after them, as much as they stood on the shoulders of those who had come before. These women showed that warriors come in all shapes and sizes. And women can be heeros, too. Thank you so much. (Applause)

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It is time to celebrate all the unsung heroines who reach into their guts and find the _____ and the grit to keep going and to test every limit. This very unlikely band of _______ bound forever in life and afterward did indeed become part of _______, and they paved the way for so many who would come after them, as much as they stood on the shoulders of those who had come before. These women showed that warriors come in all shapes and sizes. And women can be ______, too. Thank you so much. (Applause)

Solution

  1. heroes
  2. sisters
  3. history
  4. heart

Original Text

It is time to celebrate all the unsung heroines who reach into their guts and find the heart and the grit to keep going and to test every limit. This very unlikely band of sisters bound forever in life and afterward did indeed become part of history, and they paved the way for so many who would come after them, as much as they stood on the shoulders of those who had come before. These women showed that warriors come in all shapes and sizes. And women can be heroes, too. Thank you so much. (Applause)

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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united states 3
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Important Words

  1. afterward
  2. applause
  3. band
  4. bound
  5. celebrate
  6. find
  7. grit
  8. guts
  9. heart
  10. heroes
  11. heroines
  12. history
  13. life
  14. limit
  15. part
  16. paved
  17. reach
  18. shapes
  19. shoulders
  20. showed
  21. sisters
  22. sizes
  23. stood
  24. test
  25. time
  26. unsung
  27. warriors
  28. women