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"From the Ted Talk by Ai-jen Poo: The work that makes all other work possible"

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But here's the thing about this story. She was esislaetlny esenvlad for 15 years. hmaun trafficking and slavery is a criminal offense. And so her lawyers and I asked Lily, did she want to press criminal charges for what had happened to her. And after thinking about what it would mean, she said no, because she didn't want the children to be separated from their parents. Instead, we felid a civil lawsuit, and we euaveltlny won the case, and her case became a rallying cry for domestic workers everywhere. She was reunited with her family and went on to have a family of her own.

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But here's the thing about this story. She was ___________ ________ for 15 years. _____ trafficking and slavery is a criminal offense. And so her lawyers and I asked Lily, did she want to press criminal charges for what had happened to her. And after thinking about what it would mean, she said no, because she didn't want the children to be separated from their parents. Instead, we _____ a civil lawsuit, and we __________ won the case, and her case became a rallying cry for domestic workers everywhere. She was reunited with her family and went on to have a family of her own.

Solution

  1. essentially
  2. human
  3. filed
  4. eventually
  5. enslaved

Original Text

But here's the thing about this story. She was essentially enslaved for 15 years. Human trafficking and slavery is a criminal offense. And so her lawyers and I asked Lily, did she want to press criminal charges for what had happened to her. And after thinking about what it would mean, she said no, because she didn't want the children to be separated from their parents. Instead, we filed a civil lawsuit, and we eventually won the case, and her case became a rallying cry for domestic workers everywhere. She was reunited with her family and went on to have a family of her own.

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collocation frequency
domestic workers 17
moral choices 3
united states 3
domestic worker 3
single day 3

Important Words

  1. asked
  2. case
  3. charges
  4. children
  5. civil
  6. criminal
  7. cry
  8. domestic
  9. enslaved
  10. essentially
  11. eventually
  12. family
  13. filed
  14. happened
  15. human
  16. lawsuit
  17. lawyers
  18. lily
  19. offense
  20. parents
  21. press
  22. rallying
  23. reunited
  24. separated
  25. slavery
  26. story
  27. thinking
  28. trafficking
  29. won
  30. workers
  31. years