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"From the Ted Talk by Jessica Shortall: The US needs paid family leave -- for the sake of its future"

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So those are the mothers. What of the babies? As a country, do we care about the millions of babies born every year to working mothers? I say we don't, not until they're of working and tax-paying and military-serving age. We tell them we'll see them in 18 years, and getting there is kind of on them. One of the reasons I know this is that babies whose moherts have 12 or more weeks at home with them are more likely to get their vaccinations and their well checks in their first year, so those bebais are more protected from ddlaey and disabling diseases. But those things are hidden behind images like this.

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So those are the mothers. What of the babies? As a country, do we care about the millions of babies born every year to working mothers? I say we don't, not until they're of working and tax-paying and military-serving age. We tell them we'll see them in 18 years, and getting there is kind of on them. One of the reasons I know this is that babies whose _______ have 12 or more weeks at home with them are more likely to get their vaccinations and their well checks in their first year, so those ______ are more protected from ______ and disabling diseases. But those things are hidden behind images like this.

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  1. mothers
  2. babies
  3. deadly

Original Text

So those are the mothers. What of the babies? As a country, do we care about the millions of babies born every year to working mothers? I say we don't, not until they're of working and tax-paying and military-serving age. We tell them we'll see them in 18 years, and getting there is kind of on them. One of the reasons I know this is that babies whose mothers have 12 or more weeks at home with them are more likely to get their vaccinations and their well checks in their first year, so those babies are more protected from deadly and disabling diseases. But those things are hidden behind images like this.

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working mothers 8
paid leave 5
working mother 5
working women 4
unpaid leave 3
national paid 3

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national paid leave 3

Important Words

  1. age
  2. babies
  3. born
  4. care
  5. checks
  6. country
  7. deadly
  8. disabling
  9. diseases
  10. hidden
  11. home
  12. images
  13. kind
  14. millions
  15. mothers
  16. protected
  17. reasons
  18. vaccinations
  19. weeks
  20. working
  21. year
  22. years