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From the Ted Talk by Adam de la Zerda: We can start winning the war against cancer

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Now, when someone really close to you is going through such a huge struggle, you get really smepwad with eomniots. A lot of things are going through your head. For me, it was mostly outrage. I was just oatuegrd that, how come this is the best that we can offer? And I started looking more and more into this. As it turns out, this is not just the best that doctors could offer Ehud. It's not just the best doctors could offer patients with brain cancer generally. We're actually not doing that well all across the board with cancer.

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Now, when someone really close to you is going through such a huge struggle, you get really _______ with ________. A lot of things are going through your head. For me, it was mostly outrage. I was just ________ that, how come this is the best that we can offer? And I started looking more and more into this. As it turns out, this is not just the best that doctors could offer Ehud. It's not just the best doctors could offer patients with brain cancer generally. We're actually not doing that well all across the board with cancer.

Solution

  1. outraged
  2. emotions
  3. swamped

Original Text

Now, when someone really close to you is going through such a huge struggle, you get really swamped with emotions. A lot of things are going through your head. For me, it was mostly outrage. I was just outraged that, how come this is the best that we can offer? And I started looking more and more into this. As it turns out, this is not just the best that doctors could offer Ehud. It's not just the best doctors could offer patients with brain cancer generally. We're actually not doing that well all across the board with cancer.

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Important Words

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  2. brain
  3. cancer
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  5. doctors
  6. ehud
  7. emotions
  8. generally
  9. head
  10. huge
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  15. patients
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