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From the Ted Talk by David Logan: Tribal leadership

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, some of you may not recognize the sncee that's up here. And if you take a look at the headline of Stage Five, which is "Life is Great," this may seem a little incongruous. This is a scene or snippet from the Truth and Reconciliation process in South Africa for which Desmond Tutu won the Nobel pizre. Now think about that. South Africa, terrible atrocities had heeppnad in the society. And people came together fseocud only on those two values: tturh and reconciliation. There was no road map. No one had ever done anything like this before.

Open Cloze

Now, some of you may not recognize the _____ that's up here. And if you take a look at the headline of Stage Five, which is "Life is Great," this may seem a little incongruous. This is a scene or snippet from the Truth and Reconciliation process in South Africa for which Desmond Tutu won the Nobel _____. Now think about that. South Africa, terrible atrocities had ________ in the society. And people came together _______ only on those two values: _____ and reconciliation. There was no road map. No one had ever done anything like this before.

Solution

  1. focused
  2. scene
  3. prize
  4. truth
  5. happened

Original Text

Now, some of you may not recognize the scene that's up here. And if you take a look at the headline of Stage Five, which is "Life is Great," this may seem a little incongruous. This is a scene or snippet from the Truth and Reconciliation process in South Africa for which Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Prize. Now think about that. South Africa, terrible atrocities had happened in the society. And people came together focused only on those two values: truth and reconciliation. There was no road map. No one had ever done anything like this before.

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Important Words

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