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"From the Ted Talk by Justin Baldoni: Why I'm done trying to be "man enough""

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So back to my dad. Growing up, yeah, like every boy, I had my fair share of issues, but now I realize that it was even thanks to his sestivtiniy and emotional intelligence that I am able to stand here right now talking to you in the first place. The resentment I had for my dad I now rizeale had nothing to do with him. It had everything to do with me and my longing to be accepted and to play a role that was never manet for me. So while my dad may have not taught me how to use my hdans, he did teach me how to use my heart, and to me that makes him more a man than anything.

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So back to my dad. Growing up, yeah, like every boy, I had my fair share of issues, but now I realize that it was even thanks to his ___________ and emotional intelligence that I am able to stand here right now talking to you in the first place. The resentment I had for my dad I now _______ had nothing to do with him. It had everything to do with me and my longing to be accepted and to play a role that was never _____ for me. So while my dad may have not taught me how to use my _____, he did teach me how to use my heart, and to me that makes him more a man than anything.

Solution

  1. realize
  2. meant
  3. hands
  4. sensitivity

Original Text

So back to my dad. Growing up, yeah, like every boy, I had my fair share of issues, but now I realize that it was even thanks to his sensitivity and emotional intelligence that I am able to stand here right now talking to you in the first place. The resentment I had for my dad I now realize had nothing to do with him. It had everything to do with me and my longing to be accepted and to play a role that was never meant for me. So while my dad may have not taught me how to use my hands, he did teach me how to use my heart, and to me that makes him more a man than anything.

Important Words

  1. accepted
  2. boy
  3. dad
  4. emotional
  5. fair
  6. growing
  7. hands
  8. heart
  9. intelligence
  10. issues
  11. longing
  12. man
  13. meant
  14. place
  15. play
  16. realize
  17. resentment
  18. role
  19. sensitivity
  20. share
  21. stand
  22. talking
  23. taught
  24. teach
  25. yeah