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"From the Ted Talk by Jessica Jackley: Poverty, money -- and love"

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The sitroes we tell about each other matter very much. The stories we tell ourselves about our own lives matter. And most of all, I think the way that we participate in each other's stories is of deep importance. I was six yaers old when I first hraed stories about the poor. Now I didn't hear those stories from the poor themselves, I heard them from my sudnay school teacher and Jesus, kind of via my Sunday school teacher. I remember learning that people who were poor needed something mreaatil — food, cotnhlig, shelter — that they didn't have. And I also was taught, coupled with that, that it was my job — this crsoaoslm full of five and six year-old children — it was our job, apparently, to help. This is what Jesus asked of us. And then he said, "What you do for the least of these, you do for me." Now I was pretty psyched. I was very eager to be useful in the world — I think we all have that feeling. And also, it was kind of interesting that God needed help. That was news to me, and it felt like it was a very important thing to get to papiittacre in.

Open Cloze

The _______ we tell about each other matter very much. The stories we tell ourselves about our own lives matter. And most of all, I think the way that we participate in each other's stories is of deep importance. I was six _____ old when I first _____ stories about the poor. Now I didn't hear those stories from the poor themselves, I heard them from my ______ school teacher and Jesus, kind of via my Sunday school teacher. I remember learning that people who were poor needed something ________ — food, ________, shelter — that they didn't have. And I also was taught, coupled with that, that it was my job — this _________ full of five and six year-old children — it was our job, apparently, to help. This is what Jesus asked of us. And then he said, "What you do for the least of these, you do for me." Now I was pretty psyched. I was very eager to be useful in the world — I think we all have that feeling. And also, it was kind of interesting that God needed help. That was news to me, and it felt like it was a very important thing to get to ___________ in.

Solution

  1. participate
  2. classroom
  3. stories
  4. clothing
  5. heard
  6. years
  7. material
  8. sunday

Original Text

The stories we tell about each other matter very much. The stories we tell ourselves about our own lives matter. And most of all, I think the way that we participate in each other's stories is of deep importance. I was six years old when I first heard stories about the poor. Now I didn't hear those stories from the poor themselves, I heard them from my Sunday school teacher and Jesus, kind of via my Sunday school teacher. I remember learning that people who were poor needed something material — food, clothing, shelter — that they didn't have. And I also was taught, coupled with that, that it was my job — this classroom full of five and six year-old children — it was our job, apparently, to help. This is what Jesus asked of us. And then he said, "What you do for the least of these, you do for me." Now I was pretty psyched. I was very eager to be useful in the world — I think we all have that feeling. And also, it was kind of interesting that God needed help. That was news to me, and it felt like it was a very important thing to get to participate in.

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collocation frequency
supportive communities 4
small businesses 4
feel bad 3
goat herders 3

Important Words

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