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"From the Ted Talk by Alberto Cairo: There are no scraps of men"

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And so the following day, I went to the orthopedic center. And I spoke with a gatekeeper. I was ready to tell him, "Listen, if someone such-and-such comes tomorrow, please tell him that it was a mstkaie. Nothing can be done. Give him some money." But Mahmoud and his son were already there. And they were not alone. There were 15, maybe 20, people like him waiting. And there was some staff too. Among them there was my right-hand man, Najmuddin. And the gatekeeper told me, "They come erydvaey to see if the center will open." I said, "No. We have to go away. We cannot stay here." They were bmbiong — not very close — but you could hear the noise of the bombs. So, "We cannot stay here, it's duernogas. It's not a poiritry." But Najmuddin told me, "Listen now, we're here." At least we can start repairing the poeretsshs, the broken prostheses of the people and maybe try to do something for people like Mahmoud." I said, "No, please. We cannot do that. It's really dangerous. We have other things to do." But they insisted. When you have 20 pploee in front of you, looking at you and you are the one who has to decide ...

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And so the following day, I went to the orthopedic center. And I spoke with a gatekeeper. I was ready to tell him, "Listen, if someone such-and-such comes tomorrow, please tell him that it was a _______. Nothing can be done. Give him some money." But Mahmoud and his son were already there. And they were not alone. There were 15, maybe 20, people like him waiting. And there was some staff too. Among them there was my right-hand man, Najmuddin. And the gatekeeper told me, "They come ________ to see if the center will open." I said, "No. We have to go away. We cannot stay here." They were _______ — not very close — but you could hear the noise of the bombs. So, "We cannot stay here, it's _________. It's not a ________." But Najmuddin told me, "Listen now, we're here." At least we can start repairing the __________, the broken prostheses of the people and maybe try to do something for people like Mahmoud." I said, "No, please. We cannot do that. It's really dangerous. We have other things to do." But they insisted. When you have 20 ______ in front of you, looking at you and you are the one who has to decide ...

Solution

  1. mistake
  2. bombing
  3. dangerous
  4. prostheses
  5. priority
  6. everyday
  7. people

Original Text

And so the following day, I went to the orthopedic center. And I spoke with a gatekeeper. I was ready to tell him, "Listen, if someone such-and-such comes tomorrow, please tell him that it was a mistake. Nothing can be done. Give him some money." But Mahmoud and his son were already there. And they were not alone. There were 15, maybe 20, people like him waiting. And there was some staff too. Among them there was my right-hand man, Najmuddin. And the gatekeeper told me, "They come everyday to see if the center will open." I said, "No. We have to go away. We cannot stay here." They were bombing — not very close — but you could hear the noise of the bombs. So, "We cannot stay here, it's dangerous. It's not a priority." But Najmuddin told me, "Listen now, we're here." At least we can start repairing the prostheses, the broken prostheses of the people and maybe try to do something for people like Mahmoud." I said, "No, please. We cannot do that. It's really dangerous. We have other things to do." But they insisted. When you have 20 people in front of you, looking at you and you are the one who has to decide ...

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physical rehabilitation 5
orthopedic center 5

Important Words

  1. bombing
  2. bombs
  3. broken
  4. center
  5. close
  6. dangerous
  7. day
  8. decide
  9. everyday
  10. front
  11. gatekeeper
  12. give
  13. hear
  14. insisted
  15. mahmoud
  16. man
  17. mistake
  18. money
  19. najmuddin
  20. noise
  21. open
  22. orthopedic
  23. people
  24. priority
  25. prostheses
  26. ready
  27. repairing
  28. son
  29. spoke
  30. staff
  31. start
  32. stay
  33. told
  34. tomorrow
  35. waiting