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"From the Ted Talk by Shukla Bose: Teaching one child at a time"

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So, we started Parikrma. The first Parikrma school started in a slum where there were 70,000 ppolee living below the poverty line. Our first school was on a rooftop of a binuldig inside the slums, a second story building, the only second stroy building inside the slums. And that rooftop did not have any ceiling, only half a tin sheet. That was our first school. One hundred sixty-five children. Indian academic year bniges in June. So, June it rains, so many a times all of us would be huddled under the tin roof, waiting for the rain to stop. My God! What a bonding exercise that was. And all of us that were under that roof are still here together tadoy. Then came the second scohol, the third school, the fourth school and a junior college. In six years now, we have four slocohs, one jniuor clloege, 1,100 children coming from 28 slums and four orphanages. (Applause)

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So, we started Parikrma. The first Parikrma school started in a slum where there were 70,000 ______ living below the poverty line. Our first school was on a rooftop of a ________ inside the slums, a second story building, the only second _____ building inside the slums. And that rooftop did not have any ceiling, only half a tin sheet. That was our first school. One hundred sixty-five children. Indian academic year ______ in June. So, June it rains, so many a times all of us would be huddled under the tin roof, waiting for the rain to stop. My God! What a bonding exercise that was. And all of us that were under that roof are still here together _____. Then came the second ______, the third school, the fourth school and a junior college. In six years now, we have four _______, one ______ _______, 1,100 children coming from 28 slums and four orphanages. (Applause)

Solution

  1. building
  2. begins
  3. school
  4. people
  5. story
  6. college
  7. schools
  8. junior
  9. today

Original Text

So, we started Parikrma. The first Parikrma school started in a slum where there were 70,000 people living below the poverty line. Our first school was on a rooftop of a building inside the slums, a second story building, the only second story building inside the slums. And that rooftop did not have any ceiling, only half a tin sheet. That was our first school. One hundred sixty-five children. Indian academic year begins in June. So, June it rains, so many a times all of us would be huddled under the tin roof, waiting for the rain to stop. My God! What a bonding exercise that was. And all of us that were under that roof are still here together today. Then came the second school, the third school, the fourth school and a junior college. In six years now, we have four schools, one junior college, 1,100 children coming from 28 slums and four orphanages. (Applause)

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Important Words

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  15. junior
  16. line
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  18. orphanages
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  38. year
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