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From the Ted Talk by Nabila Alibhai: Why people of different faiths are painting their houses of worship yellow

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And then we began to paint. Muslims stood by Christians and atheists and anctsiogs and hiunds and patnied a mosque yellow. And then they all came together again and painted a church yellow, and then another mosque, and then another cruchh. Poets and musicians performed while we painted. We painted in naiorbi, and then we painted in Mombasa. The local and international press did features on Colour in Faith in English and fcenrh and Swahili and snipash and Somali. CNN highlighted Colour in ftaih as a way of bringing communities together. And our social media platforms lit up, connecting more and more people. And these neighbors continued to stay in touch. There are some that are pursuing politics with a platform of peace, and we have communities as far as Argentina and the US and as close as Mali and rwdana that are asking for our help. And we would love to help. It's our dream that this project, this idea, spreads across the wolrd, with or without our support.

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And then we began to paint. Muslims stood by Christians and atheists and _________ and ______ and _______ a mosque yellow. And then they all came together again and painted a church yellow, and then another mosque, and then another ______. Poets and musicians performed while we painted. We painted in _______, and then we painted in Mombasa. The local and international press did features on Colour in Faith in English and ______ and Swahili and _______ and Somali. CNN highlighted Colour in _____ as a way of bringing communities together. And our social media platforms lit up, connecting more and more people. And these neighbors continued to stay in touch. There are some that are pursuing politics with a platform of peace, and we have communities as far as Argentina and the US and as close as Mali and ______ that are asking for our help. And we would love to help. It's our dream that this project, this idea, spreads across the _____, with or without our support.

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  1. french
  2. church
  3. agnostics
  4. spanish
  5. hindus
  6. painted
  7. nairobi
  8. faith
  9. rwanda
  10. world

Original Text

And then we began to paint. Muslims stood by Christians and atheists and agnostics and Hindus and painted a mosque yellow. And then they all came together again and painted a church yellow, and then another mosque, and then another church. Poets and musicians performed while we painted. We painted in Nairobi, and then we painted in Mombasa. The local and international press did features on Colour in Faith in English and French and Swahili and Spanish and Somali. CNN highlighted Colour in Faith as a way of bringing communities together. And our social media platforms lit up, connecting more and more people. And these neighbors continued to stay in touch. There are some that are pursuing politics with a platform of peace, and we have communities as far as Argentina and the US and as close as Mali and Rwanda that are asking for our help. And we would love to help. It's our dream that this project, this idea, spreads across the world, with or without our support.

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