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"From the Ted Talk by Omar Ahmad: Political change with pen and paper"

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So, what your letter means: I've got to tell you, we are all in a party, and political officials are the pinatas. (Laughter) We are huneaargd, lectured to, sold, marketed, but a letter is actually one of the few times that we have hoesnt communication. I got this lteter when I was first etceled, and I still carry it to every council meeting I go to. This is an opportunity at real dialogue, and if you have srdaiewshtp and want to communicate, that dialogue is incredibly powerful. So when you do that, here's what I can promise: You're going to be the 800 pound gorilla in the forest.

Open Cloze

So, what your letter means: I've got to tell you, we are all in a party, and political officials are the pinatas. (Laughter) We are _________, lectured to, sold, marketed, but a letter is actually one of the few times that we have ______ communication. I got this ______ when I was first _______, and I still carry it to every council meeting I go to. This is an opportunity at real dialogue, and if you have ___________ and want to communicate, that dialogue is incredibly powerful. So when you do that, here's what I can promise: You're going to be the 800 pound gorilla in the forest.

Solution

  1. elected
  2. honest
  3. letter
  4. harangued
  5. stewardship

Original Text

So, what your letter means: I've got to tell you, we are all in a party, and political officials are the pinatas. (Laughter) We are harangued, lectured to, sold, marketed, but a letter is actually one of the few times that we have honest communication. I got this letter when I was first elected, and I still carry it to every council meeting I go to. This is an opportunity at real dialogue, and if you have stewardship and want to communicate, that dialogue is incredibly powerful. So when you do that, here's what I can promise: You're going to be the 800 pound gorilla in the forest.

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Important Words

  1. carry
  2. communicate
  3. communication
  4. council
  5. dialogue
  6. elected
  7. forest
  8. gorilla
  9. harangued
  10. honest
  11. incredibly
  12. laughter
  13. lectured
  14. letter
  15. marketed
  16. meeting
  17. officials
  18. opportunity
  19. party
  20. pinatas
  21. political
  22. pound
  23. powerful
  24. real
  25. sold
  26. stewardship
  27. times