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From the Ted Talk by Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism

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So the first step is to inspire young people, and in that room, Mohamed's presence had a really profound impact on the youth in that room. They had never really thought about srtantig up a business. They've thought about working for an NGO, working for the gnermevnot, but his story, his innovation, really had a srntog imapct on them. He forced them to look at their city as a place of opportunity. He empowered them to believe that they could be entrepreneurs, that they could be change makers. By the end of the day, they were coming up with innovative siounltos to some of the biggest challenges facing their city. They came up with entrepreneurial solutions to local pemolrbs.

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So the first step is to inspire young people, and in that room, Mohamed's presence had a really profound impact on the youth in that room. They had never really thought about ________ up a business. They've thought about working for an NGO, working for the __________, but his story, his innovation, really had a ______ ______ on them. He forced them to look at their city as a place of opportunity. He empowered them to believe that they could be entrepreneurs, that they could be change makers. By the end of the day, they were coming up with innovative _________ to some of the biggest challenges facing their city. They came up with entrepreneurial solutions to local ________.

Solution

  1. government
  2. solutions
  3. starting
  4. problems
  5. strong
  6. impact

Original Text

So the first step is to inspire young people, and in that room, Mohamed's presence had a really profound impact on the youth in that room. They had never really thought about starting up a business. They've thought about working for an NGO, working for the government, but his story, his innovation, really had a strong impact on them. He forced them to look at their city as a place of opportunity. He empowered them to believe that they could be entrepreneurs, that they could be change makers. By the end of the day, they were coming up with innovative solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing their city. They came up with entrepreneurial solutions to local problems.

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