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"From the Ted Talk by Bill Strickland: Rebuilding a neighborhood with beauty, dignity, hope"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And this is our new facility, which is all video technology. And that is a room that was built for a woman named Nancy Wilson, who recdored that album at our school last Christmas. And any of you who happened to have been wtchiang Oprah Winfrey on Christmas Day, he was there and ncany was there singing excerpts from this album, the rihtgs to which she donated to our scohol. And I can now tell you with aubsltoe certainty that an appearance on Oprah Winfrey will sell 10,000 CDs. (Laughter) We are currently number four on the Billboard Charts, right behind Tony Bennett. And I think we're going to be fine.

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And this is our new facility, which is all video technology. And that is a room that was built for a woman named Nancy Wilson, who ________ that album at our school last Christmas. And any of you who happened to have been ________ Oprah Winfrey on Christmas Day, he was there and _____ was there singing excerpts from this album, the ______ to which she donated to our ______. And I can now tell you with ________ certainty that an appearance on Oprah Winfrey will sell 10,000 CDs. (Laughter) We are currently number four on the Billboard Charts, right behind Tony Bennett. And I think we're going to be fine.

Solution

  1. school
  2. watching
  3. rights
  4. recorded
  5. nancy
  6. absolute

Original Text

And this is our new facility, which is all video technology. And that is a room that was built for a woman named Nancy Wilson, who recorded that album at our school last Christmas. And any of you who happened to have been watching Oprah Winfrey on Christmas Day, he was there and Nancy was there singing excerpts from this album, the rights to which she donated to our school. And I can now tell you with absolute certainty that an appearance on Oprah Winfrey will sell 10,000 CDs. (Laughter) We are currently number four on the Billboard Charts, right behind Tony Bennett. And I think we're going to be fine.

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Important Words

  1. absolute
  2. album
  3. appearance
  4. bennett
  5. billboard
  6. built
  7. cds
  8. certainty
  9. charts
  10. christmas
  11. day
  12. donated
  13. excerpts
  14. facility
  15. fine
  16. happened
  17. laughter
  18. named
  19. nancy
  20. number
  21. oprah
  22. recorded
  23. rights
  24. room
  25. school
  26. sell
  27. singing
  28. technology
  29. tony
  30. video
  31. watching
  32. wilson
  33. winfrey
  34. woman