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From the Ted Talk by Chera Kowalski: The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis

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I'm not siarnhg this to sensationalize kgsoetninn. I'm sharing this because this is the reality of a community that is constantly striving to move forward, but due to factors like structural racism, urban segregation, the cyclical natrue of poverty, of trauma — the community has inequitable access to ecdiuoatn, health care, employment and more. And this is also what it's like when the drug trade and use affects every aspect of life in the neighborhood. And the opioid epidemic has only amplified that sstres.

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I'm not _______ this to sensationalize __________. I'm sharing this because this is the reality of a community that is constantly striving to move forward, but due to factors like structural racism, urban segregation, the cyclical ______ of poverty, of trauma — the community has inequitable access to _________, health care, employment and more. And this is also what it's like when the drug trade and use affects every aspect of life in the neighborhood. And the opioid epidemic has only amplified that ______.

Solution

  1. stress
  2. kensington
  3. education
  4. nature
  5. sharing

Original Text

I'm not sharing this to sensationalize Kensington. I'm sharing this because this is the reality of a community that is constantly striving to move forward, but due to factors like structural racism, urban segregation, the cyclical nature of poverty, of trauma — the community has inequitable access to education, health care, employment and more. And this is also what it's like when the drug trade and use affects every aspect of life in the neighborhood. And the opioid epidemic has only amplified that stress.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
public libraries 3
drug trade 3
community support 2
free library 2
discarded needles 2
opioid epidemic 2
personal experiences 2
people began 2
staff called 2

Important Words

  1. access
  2. affects
  3. amplified
  4. aspect
  5. care
  6. community
  7. constantly
  8. cyclical
  9. drug
  10. due
  11. education
  12. employment
  13. epidemic
  14. factors
  15. health
  16. inequitable
  17. kensington
  18. life
  19. move
  20. nature
  21. neighborhood
  22. opioid
  23. poverty
  24. racism
  25. reality
  26. segregation
  27. sensationalize
  28. sharing
  29. stress
  30. striving
  31. structural
  32. trade
  33. trauma
  34. urban