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From the Ted Talk by JR: Why art is a tool for hope

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The next day, we flew there. We arrived there, and of course, you know, it's not that easy to get there. It's like fences, electric fences, walls. And you add more walls and more people that cechk your IDs. I get all the way to the yard. And it looked like some army guy with bulletproof jaekcts and heavily armed who say, "Alright, this is going to be very simple. There's some plpoee waiting for you in a gymnasium. We gathered some inmates. You cannot approach them, you cannot tcuoh them. You can sit at the ciahr that we designed for you, and we're going to surround the area of the gymnasium."

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The next day, we flew there. We arrived there, and of course, you know, it's not that easy to get there. It's like fences, electric fences, walls. And you add more walls and more people that _____ your IDs. I get all the way to the yard. And it looked like some army guy with bulletproof _______ and heavily armed who say, "Alright, this is going to be very simple. There's some ______ waiting for you in a gymnasium. We gathered some inmates. You cannot approach them, you cannot _____ them. You can sit at the _____ that we designed for you, and we're going to surround the area of the gymnasium."

Solution

  1. people
  2. jackets
  3. touch
  4. check
  5. chair

Original Text

The next day, we flew there. We arrived there, and of course, you know, it's not that easy to get there. It's like fences, electric fences, walls. And you add more walls and more people that check your IDs. I get all the way to the yard. And it looked like some army guy with bulletproof jackets and heavily armed who say, "Alright, this is going to be very simple. There's some people waiting for you in a gymnasium. We gathered some inmates. You cannot approach them, you cannot touch them. You can sit at the chair that we designed for you, and we're going to surround the area of the gymnasium."

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Important Words

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  30. walls
  31. yard