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From the Ted Talk by Jason B. Rosenthal: The journey through loss and grief

Unscramble the Blue Letters

At the end of Amy's life, hyped up on morphine and home in hcspoie, the "New York Times" pebhuilsd an article she wrote for the "Modern Love" column on March 3, 2017. It was read worldwide by over five million people. The piece was urlbbnaeay sad, inaolircly funny and brutally honest. While it was certainly about our life together, the focus of the piece was me. It was called, "You May Want to Marry My Husband." It was a crevtiae play on a personal ad for me. Amy quite literally left an empty space for me to fill with another love stroy.

Open Cloze

At the end of Amy's life, hyped up on morphine and home in _______, the "New York Times" _________ an article she wrote for the "Modern Love" column on March 3, 2017. It was read worldwide by over five million people. The piece was __________ sad, __________ funny and brutally honest. While it was certainly about our life together, the focus of the piece was me. It was called, "You May Want to Marry My Husband." It was a ________ play on a personal ad for me. Amy quite literally left an empty space for me to fill with another love _____.

Solution

  1. ironically
  2. creative
  3. hospice
  4. published
  5. story
  6. unbearably

Original Text

At the end of Amy's life, hyped up on morphine and home in hospice, the "New York Times" published an article she wrote for the "Modern Love" column on March 3, 2017. It was read worldwide by over five million people. The piece was unbearably sad, ironically funny and brutally honest. While it was certainly about our life together, the focus of the piece was me. It was called, "You May Want to Marry My Husband." It was a creative play on a personal ad for me. Amy quite literally left an empty space for me to fill with another love story.

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