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"From the Ted Talk by Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls"

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2010: A young woman stands before President serilaf and gives her testimony of how she and her siblings live together, their faethr and mteohr died during the war. She's 19; her dream is to go to college to be able to support them. She's hilhgy athletic. One of the things that happens is that she applies for a scholarship. Full scholarship. She gets it. Her dream of going to school, her wish of being educated, is finally here. She goes to school on the first day. The doitecrr of sports who's responsible for getting her into the prargom asks her to come out of class. And for the next three years, her fate will be having sex with him every day, as a favor for getting her in school.

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2010: A young woman stands before President _______ and gives her testimony of how she and her siblings live together, their ______ and ______ died during the war. She's 19; her dream is to go to college to be able to support them. She's ______ athletic. One of the things that happens is that she applies for a scholarship. Full scholarship. She gets it. Her dream of going to school, her wish of being educated, is finally here. She goes to school on the first day. The ________ of sports who's responsible for getting her into the _______ asks her to come out of class. And for the next three years, her fate will be having sex with him every day, as a favor for getting her in school.

Solution

  1. father
  2. highly
  3. director
  4. sirleaf
  5. program
  6. mother

Original Text

2010: A young woman stands before President Sirleaf and gives her testimony of how she and her siblings live together, their father and mother died during the war. She's 19; her dream is to go to college to be able to support them. She's highly athletic. One of the things that happens is that she applies for a scholarship. Full scholarship. She gets it. Her dream of going to school, her wish of being educated, is finally here. She goes to school on the first day. The director of sports who's responsible for getting her into the program asks her to come out of class. And for the next three years, her fate will be having sex with him every day, as a favor for getting her in school.

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collocation frequency
young woman 6
young women 3
african girl 3

Important Words

  1. applies
  2. asks
  3. athletic
  4. class
  5. college
  6. day
  7. died
  8. director
  9. dream
  10. educated
  11. fate
  12. father
  13. favor
  14. finally
  15. full
  16. highly
  17. live
  18. mother
  19. president
  20. program
  21. responsible
  22. scholarship
  23. school
  24. sex
  25. siblings
  26. sirleaf
  27. sports
  28. stands
  29. support
  30. testimony
  31. war
  32. woman
  33. years
  34. young