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From the Ted Talk by His Holiness Pope Francis: Why the only future worth building includes everyone

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As I meet, or lend an ear to those who are sick, to the migrants who face terrible hardships in seacrh of a brighter futrue, to prison inmates who crray a hell of pain inside their hertas, and to those, many of them young, who cannot find a job, I often find myself wondering: "Why them and not me?" I, myself, was born in a family of migrants; my father, my grandparents, like many other Italians, left for anngetria and met the fate of those who are left with nothing. I could have very well ended up among today's "discarded" people. And that's why I always ask myself, deep in my heart: "Why them and not me?"

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As I meet, or lend an ear to those who are sick, to the migrants who face terrible hardships in ______ of a brighter ______, to prison inmates who _____ a hell of pain inside their ______, and to those, many of them young, who cannot find a job, I often find myself wondering: "Why them and not me?" I, myself, was born in a family of migrants; my father, my grandparents, like many other Italians, left for _________ and met the fate of those who are left with nothing. I could have very well ended up among today's "discarded" people. And that's why I always ask myself, deep in my heart: "Why them and not me?"

Solution

  1. argentina
  2. hearts
  3. carry
  4. search
  5. future

Original Text

As I meet, or lend an ear to those who are sick, to the migrants who face terrible hardships in search of a brighter future, to prison inmates who carry a hell of pain inside their hearts, and to those, many of them young, who cannot find a job, I often find myself wondering: "Why them and not me?" I, myself, was born in a family of migrants; my father, my grandparents, like many other Italians, left for Argentina and met the fate of those who are left with nothing. I could have very well ended up among today's "discarded" people. And that's why I always ask myself, deep in my heart: "Why them and not me?"

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

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good samaritan 3
mother teresa 2
tenderness means 2

Important Words

  1. argentina
  2. born
  3. brighter
  4. carry
  5. deep
  6. ear
  7. ended
  8. face
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  12. find
  13. future
  14. grandparents
  15. hardships
  16. hearts
  17. hell
  18. inmates
  19. italians
  20. job
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  25. migrants
  26. pain
  27. people
  28. prison
  29. search
  30. sick
  31. terrible
  32. young