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From the Ted Talk by John Gerzema: The post-crisis consumer

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One is the rise toward communities and neighborhoods, and increased emphasis on your nghibeors as your support system. Also, a wonderful by-product of a really lousy thing, which has been unemployment, is a rise in volunteerism that's been noted in our country. We also see the pmeoenhonn — some of you may have "boomerang kids" — these are "boomerang alumni," where universities are actually reconnecting with alumni and henlpig them with jobs, sihrnag skills and retraining. We also talked about character and professionalism. We had this miracle on the hsuodn in New York City in jnruaay, and suddenly Sully has become a key name on BabyCenter.

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One is the rise toward communities and neighborhoods, and increased emphasis on your _________ as your support system. Also, a wonderful by-product of a really lousy thing, which has been unemployment, is a rise in volunteerism that's been noted in our country. We also see the __________ — some of you may have "boomerang kids" — these are "boomerang alumni," where universities are actually reconnecting with alumni and _______ them with jobs, _______ skills and retraining. We also talked about character and professionalism. We had this miracle on the ______ in New York City in _______, and suddenly Sully has become a key name on BabyCenter.

Solution

  1. neighbors
  2. helping
  3. hudson
  4. january
  5. sharing
  6. phenomenon

Original Text

One is the rise toward communities and neighborhoods, and increased emphasis on your neighbors as your support system. Also, a wonderful by-product of a really lousy thing, which has been unemployment, is a rise in volunteerism that's been noted in our country. We also see the phenomenon — some of you may have "boomerang kids" — these are "boomerang alumni," where universities are actually reconnecting with alumni and helping them with jobs, sharing skills and retraining. We also talked about character and professionalism. We had this miracle on the Hudson in New York City in January, and suddenly Sully has become a key name on BabyCenter.

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