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From the Ted Talk by Nadia Lopez: Why open a school? To close a prison

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Brandon's post created a global sensation that touched the lives of millions. This resulted in 1.4 million dollars being raised for our scholars to attend fleid trips to cgeloels and universities, smemur setam programs, as well as college scholarships. You need to understand that when 200 young people from Brownsville vtsiied Harvard, they now understood that a college of their choice was a real possibility. And the impossibilities that had been imposed upon them by a disadvantaged community were replaced by hope and pprusoe.

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Brandon's post created a global sensation that touched the lives of millions. This resulted in 1.4 million dollars being raised for our scholars to attend _____ trips to ________ and universities, ______ _____ programs, as well as college scholarships. You need to understand that when 200 young people from Brownsville _______ Harvard, they now understood that a college of their choice was a real possibility. And the impossibilities that had been imposed upon them by a disadvantaged community were replaced by hope and _______.

Solution

  1. visited
  2. field
  3. steam
  4. purpose
  5. summer
  6. colleges

Original Text

Brandon's post created a global sensation that touched the lives of millions. This resulted in 1.4 million dollars being raised for our scholars to attend field trips to colleges and universities, Summer STEAM programs, as well as college scholarships. You need to understand that when 200 young people from Brownsville visited Harvard, they now understood that a college of their choice was a real possibility. And the impossibilities that had been imposed upon them by a disadvantaged community were replaced by hope and purpose.

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Important Words

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