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"From the Ted Talk by Jamie Heywood: The big idea my brother inspired"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

This has actually been, to me, a gift, because we began a journey to learn a new way of thinking about life. And even though Steven passed away three years ago we had an aiazmng journey as a family. We did not even — I think adversity is not even the right word. We looked at this and we said, "We're going to do something with this in an incredibly psitoive way." And I want to talk today about one of the things that we deecdid to do, which was to think about a new way of apacnrihpog healthcare. Because, as we all know here today, it doesn't work very well. I want to talk about it in the context of a story.

Open Cloze

This has actually been, to me, a gift, because we began a journey to learn a new way of thinking about life. And even though Steven passed away three years ago we had an _______ journey as a family. We did not even — I think adversity is not even the right word. We looked at this and we said, "We're going to do something with this in an incredibly ________ way." And I want to talk today about one of the things that we _______ to do, which was to think about a new way of ___________ healthcare. Because, as we all know here today, it doesn't work very well. I want to talk about it in the context of a story.

Solution

  1. approaching
  2. amazing
  3. positive
  4. decided

Original Text

This has actually been, to me, a gift, because we began a journey to learn a new way of thinking about life. And even though Steven passed away three years ago we had an amazing journey as a family. We did not even — I think adversity is not even the right word. We looked at this and we said, "We're going to do something with this in an incredibly positive way." And I want to talk today about one of the things that we decided to do, which was to think about a new way of approaching healthcare. Because, as we all know here today, it doesn't work very well. I want to talk about it in the context of a story.

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clinical trial 4
time machine 4
stem cell 3
cell transplant 3

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stem cell transplant 3

Important Words

  1. adversity
  2. amazing
  3. approaching
  4. began
  5. context
  6. decided
  7. family
  8. gift
  9. healthcare
  10. incredibly
  11. journey
  12. learn
  13. life
  14. looked
  15. passed
  16. positive
  17. steven
  18. story
  19. talk
  20. thinking
  21. today
  22. word
  23. work
  24. years