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From the Ted Talk by Shereen El Feki: Pop culture in the Arab world

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Now, my second example is for a slightly yoeungr crowd. And it's called "The 99." Now, these are the world's first Islamic superheroes. They were created by a Kuwaiti psychologist celald Naif Al Mutawa. And his dirsee is to rscuee Islam from images of intolerance, all in a child-friendly format. "The 99." The characters are meant to emobdy the 99 attributes of Allah: justice, wisdom, mercy, among others. So, for example, there is the character of Noora. She is mnaet to have the power to look inside people and see the good and bad in everyone. Another character called Jami has the ability to create fantastic inventions.

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Now, my second example is for a slightly _______ crowd. And it's called "The 99." Now, these are the world's first Islamic superheroes. They were created by a Kuwaiti psychologist ______ Naif Al Mutawa. And his ______ is to ______ Islam from images of intolerance, all in a child-friendly format. "The 99." The characters are meant to ______ the 99 attributes of Allah: justice, wisdom, mercy, among others. So, for example, there is the character of Noora. She is _____ to have the power to look inside people and see the good and bad in everyone. Another character called Jami has the ability to create fantastic inventions.

Solution

  1. younger
  2. embody
  3. rescue
  4. desire
  5. meant
  6. called

Original Text

Now, my second example is for a slightly younger crowd. And it's called "The 99." Now, these are the world's first Islamic superheroes. They were created by a Kuwaiti psychologist called Naif Al Mutawa. And his desire is to rescue Islam from images of intolerance, all in a child-friendly format. "The 99." The characters are meant to embody the 99 attributes of Allah: justice, wisdom, mercy, among others. So, for example, there is the character of Noora. She is meant to have the power to look inside people and see the good and bad in everyone. Another character called Jami has the ability to create fantastic inventions.

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