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From the Ted Talk by Gloria Steinem: To future generations of women, you are the roots of change

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Pat Mitchell: Hello, hello. What a thrill to have this opirputnoty. When we ask all of our TED community, many of them, "Who would you like to hear from if we're going to look forward and oawrnd, when it comes to women in the world?" Unanimously, the answer was "Gloria Steinem." Now I know you're way too modest to accept that esliay, so before we move onward, may I go back a bit, since we have known each other for a long time, and talk about those ealry days when you were building a meevonmt, challenging stereotypes, moving beyond cultural norms. You must have had some manifestation of "Fearless" in your life. What were your fears and how did you overcome them?

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Pat Mitchell: Hello, hello. What a thrill to have this ___________. When we ask all of our TED community, many of them, "Who would you like to hear from if we're going to look forward and ______, when it comes to women in the world?" Unanimously, the answer was "Gloria Steinem." Now I know you're way too modest to accept that ______, so before we move onward, may I go back a bit, since we have known each other for a long time, and talk about those _____ days when you were building a ________, challenging stereotypes, moving beyond cultural norms. You must have had some manifestation of "Fearless" in your life. What were your fears and how did you overcome them?

Solution

  1. opportunity
  2. early
  3. easily
  4. onward
  5. movement

Original Text

Pat Mitchell: Hello, hello. What a thrill to have this opportunity. When we ask all of our TED community, many of them, "Who would you like to hear from if we're going to look forward and onward, when it comes to women in the world?" Unanimously, the answer was "Gloria Steinem." Now I know you're way too modest to accept that easily, so before we move onward, may I go back a bit, since we have known each other for a long time, and talk about those early days when you were building a movement, challenging stereotypes, moving beyond cultural norms. You must have had some manifestation of "Fearless" in your life. What were your fears and how did you overcome them?

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