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From the Ted Talk by Emilie Wapnick: Why some of us don't have one true calling

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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Open Cloze

and he's a luthier and _______________. And this is Amy Ng, a magazine editor ______ illustrator, entrepreneur, teacher and creative director. But most kids don't hear about people like this. All they hear is that they're going to have to choose. But it's more than that. The notion of the narrowly focused life is ______ ____________ in our culture. It's this idea of destiny or the one true calling, the idea that we each have one great thing we are meant to do during our time on this _____, and you need to figure out what that thing is and devote your life to it.

Solution

  1. highly
  2. romanticized
  3. turned
  4. earth
  5. psychotherapist

Original Text

and he's a luthier and psychotherapist. And this is Amy Ng, a magazine editor turned illustrator, entrepreneur, teacher and creative director. But most kids don't hear about people like this. All they hear is that they're going to have to choose. But it's more than that. The notion of the narrowly focused life is highly romanticized in our culture. It's this idea of destiny or the one true calling, the idea that we each have one great thing we are meant to do during our time on this earth, and you need to figure out what that thing is and devote your life to it.

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