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From the Ted Talk by Miru Kim: My underground art explorations

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One thing that struck me, after this incident, was that a space like that holds so many dtleeed memories of the city. That homeless man, to me, really represented an emeenlt of the unconscious of the city. He told me that he was abused above ground and was once in Riker's Island, and at last he found peace and qeiut in that scape. The tunnel was once built for the prosperity of the city, but is now a sanctuary for outcasts, who are celomlepty forgotten in the average urban dweller's everyday life.

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One thing that struck me, after this incident, was that a space like that holds so many _______ memories of the city. That homeless man, to me, really represented an _______ of the unconscious of the city. He told me that he was abused above ground and was once in Riker's Island, and at last he found peace and _____ in that _____. The tunnel was once built for the prosperity of the city, but is now a sanctuary for outcasts, who are __________ forgotten in the average urban dweller's everyday life.

Solution

  1. completely
  2. deleted
  3. space
  4. element
  5. quiet

Original Text

One thing that struck me, after this incident, was that a space like that holds so many deleted memories of the city. That homeless man, to me, really represented an element of the unconscious of the city. He told me that he was abused above ground and was once in Riker's Island, and at last he found peace and quiet in that space. The tunnel was once built for the prosperity of the city, but is now a sanctuary for outcasts, who are completely forgotten in the average urban dweller's everyday life.

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Important Words

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