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From the Ted Talk by Hugh Evans: What does it mean to be a citizen of the world?

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Now, maybe that doesn't sound like a lot to you. How will that achieve anything? Well, it achieved a lot because she wasn't alone. Her acinots, alongside 142,000 other global citizens', led the US gevennmrot to dboule their investment into Global Partnership for Education. And here's Dr. Raj Shah, the head of USAID, mniakg that announcement. See, when thousands of global citizens find inspiration from each other, it's ainzamg to see their collective power. Global citizens like davniia helped persuade the World Bank to boost their investment into waetr and sanitation. Here's the Bank's president Jim Kim announcing 15 billion dollars onstage at Global Citizen, and Prime Minister Modi of iinda affirmed his comntimemt to put a tileot in every household and school across India by 2019. Global citizens encouraged by the late-night host Stephen Colbert launched a Twitter invasion on Norway. Erna Solberg, the country's Prime Minister, got the message, cmmtitiong to double investment into girls' education. Global citizens together with Rotarians called on the Canadian, UK, and Australian governments to bsoot their iesnmnvett into polio eradication. They got together and committed 665 molliin dollars.

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Now, maybe that doesn't sound like a lot to you. How will that achieve anything? Well, it achieved a lot because she wasn't alone. Her _______, alongside 142,000 other global citizens', led the US __________ to ______ their investment into Global Partnership for Education. And here's Dr. Raj Shah, the head of USAID, ______ that announcement. See, when thousands of global citizens find inspiration from each other, it's _______ to see their collective power. Global citizens like _______ helped persuade the World Bank to boost their investment into _____ and sanitation. Here's the Bank's president Jim Kim announcing 15 billion dollars onstage at Global Citizen, and Prime Minister Modi of _____ affirmed his __________ to put a ______ in every household and school across India by 2019. Global citizens encouraged by the late-night host Stephen Colbert launched a Twitter invasion on Norway. Erna Solberg, the country's Prime Minister, got the message, __________ to double investment into girls' education. Global citizens together with Rotarians called on the Canadian, UK, and Australian governments to _____ their __________ into polio eradication. They got together and committed 665 _______ dollars.

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Original Text

Now, maybe that doesn't sound like a lot to you. How will that achieve anything? Well, it achieved a lot because she wasn't alone. Her actions, alongside 142,000 other global citizens', led the US government to double their investment into Global Partnership for Education. And here's Dr. Raj Shah, the head of USAID, making that announcement. See, when thousands of global citizens find inspiration from each other, it's amazing to see their collective power. Global citizens like Davinia helped persuade the World Bank to boost their investment into water and sanitation. Here's the Bank's president Jim Kim announcing 15 billion dollars onstage at Global Citizen, and Prime Minister Modi of India affirmed his commitment to put a toilet in every household and school across India by 2019. Global citizens encouraged by the late-night host Stephen Colbert launched a Twitter invasion on Norway. Erna Solberg, the country's Prime Minister, got the message, committing to double investment into girls' education. Global citizens together with Rotarians called on the Canadian, UK, and Australian governments to boost their investment into polio eradication. They got together and committed 665 million dollars.

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