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From the Ted Talk by Camille Seaman: Photos from a storm chaser

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Everything is itceteocenrnnd. As a Shinnecock Indian, I was raised to know this. We are a small fishing tribe stuiated on the southeastern tip of Long Island near the town of Southampton in New York.
When I was a little girl, my grandfather took me to sit outside in the sun on a hot smmuer day. There were no cdlous in the sky. And after a while I began to perspire. And he peiotnd up to the sky, and he said, "Look, do you see that? That's part of you up there. That's your water that helps to make the cloud that becomes the rain that fdees the plants that feeds the animals.".

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Everything is ______________. As a Shinnecock Indian, I was raised to know this. We are a small fishing tribe ________ on the southeastern tip of Long Island near the town of Southampton in New York.
When I was a little girl, my grandfather took me to sit outside in the sun on a hot ______ day. There were no ______ in the sky. And after a while I began to perspire. And he _______ up to the sky, and he said, "Look, do you see that? That's part of you up there. That's your water that helps to make the cloud that becomes the rain that _____ the plants that feeds the animals.".

Solution

  1. feeds
  2. pointed
  3. summer
  4. interconnected
  5. situated
  6. clouds

Original Text

Everything is interconnected. As a Shinnecock Indian, I was raised to know this. We are a small fishing tribe situated on the southeastern tip of Long Island near the town of Southampton in New York.
When I was a little girl, my grandfather took me to sit outside in the sun on a hot summer day. There were no clouds in the sky. And after a while I began to perspire. And he pointed up to the sky, and he said, "Look, do you see that? That's part of you up there. That's your water that helps to make the cloud that becomes the rain that feeds the plants that feeds the animals.".

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Important Words

  1. animals
  2. began
  3. cloud
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  5. day
  6. feeds
  7. fishing
  8. girl
  9. grandfather
  10. helps
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  12. indian
  13. interconnected
  14. island
  15. long
  16. part
  17. perspire
  18. plants
  19. pointed
  20. rain
  21. raised
  22. shinnecock
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  25. sky
  26. small
  27. southampton
  28. southeastern
  29. summer
  30. sun
  31. tip
  32. town
  33. tribe
  34. water
  35. york