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From the Ted Talk by Bono: My wish Three actions for Africa

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Momentum has been building. Lurching a little, but it's building. This year is a test for us all, especially the leaders of the G8 nations, who really are on the line here, with all the world in history watching. I have been, of late, disappointed with the Bush aoitrdsiitnamn. They started out with such promise on Africa. They made some really great psrmoeis, and actually have fulfilled a lot of them. But some of them they haven't. They don't feel the push from the ground, is the turth. But my disappointment has much more perspective when I talk to aimrcaen people, and I hear their worries about the deficit, and the fiascl well being of their country. I understand that. But there's much more push from the gournd than you'd think, if we got organized.

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Momentum has been building. Lurching a little, but it's building. This year is a test for us all, especially the leaders of the G8 nations, who really are on the line here, with all the world in history watching. I have been, of late, disappointed with the Bush ______________. They started out with such promise on Africa. They made some really great ________, and actually have fulfilled a lot of them. But some of them they haven't. They don't feel the push from the ground, is the _____. But my disappointment has much more perspective when I talk to ________ people, and I hear their worries about the deficit, and the ______ well being of their country. I understand that. But there's much more push from the ______ than you'd think, if we got organized.

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  1. truth
  2. ground
  3. american
  4. administration
  5. promises
  6. fiscal

Original Text

Momentum has been building. Lurching a little, but it's building. This year is a test for us all, especially the leaders of the G8 nations, who really are on the line here, with all the world in history watching. I have been, of late, disappointed with the Bush Administration. They started out with such promise on Africa. They made some really great promises, and actually have fulfilled a lot of them. But some of them they haven't. They don't feel the push from the ground, is the truth. But my disappointment has much more perspective when I talk to American people, and I hear their worries about the deficit, and the fiscal well being of their country. I understand that. But there's much more push from the ground than you'd think, if we got organized.

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