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"From the Ted Talk by Tara Winkler: Why we need to end the era of orphanages"

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Do you remember that first ptoho that I showed you before? See that girl who is just about to cacth the ball? Her name is Torn She's a strong, brave and fiercely intelligent girl. But in 2006, when I first met her liivng in that corrupt and abivsue orphanage, she had never been to school. She was suffering trbielre neglect, and she yearned desperately for the warmth and love of her mother. But this is a photo of Torn today with her family. Her mother now has a secure job, her siblings are doing well in high school and she is just about to finish her nursing dergee at university. For Torn's family —

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Do you remember that first _____ that I showed you before? See that girl who is just about to _____ the ball? Her name is Torn She's a strong, brave and fiercely intelligent girl. But in 2006, when I first met her ______ in that corrupt and _______ orphanage, she had never been to school. She was suffering ________ neglect, and she yearned desperately for the warmth and love of her mother. But this is a photo of Torn today with her family. Her mother now has a secure job, her siblings are doing well in high school and she is just about to finish her nursing ______ at university. For Torn's family —

Solution

  1. living
  2. catch
  3. abusive
  4. degree
  5. terrible
  6. photo

Original Text

Do you remember that first photo that I showed you before? See that girl who is just about to catch the ball? Her name is Torn She's a strong, brave and fiercely intelligent girl. But in 2006, when I first met her living in that corrupt and abusive orphanage, she had never been to school. She was suffering terrible neglect, and she yearned desperately for the warmth and love of her mother. But this is a photo of Torn today with her family. Her mother now has a secure job, her siblings are doing well in high school and she is just about to finish her nursing degree at university. For Torn's family —

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collocation frequency
children living 5
residential care 5
family based 4
based care 4
vulnerable children 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
family based care 4

Important Words

  1. abusive
  2. ball
  3. brave
  4. catch
  5. corrupt
  6. degree
  7. desperately
  8. family
  9. fiercely
  10. finish
  11. girl
  12. high
  13. intelligent
  14. job
  15. living
  16. love
  17. met
  18. mother
  19. neglect
  20. nursing
  21. orphanage
  22. photo
  23. remember
  24. school
  25. secure
  26. showed
  27. siblings
  28. strong
  29. suffering
  30. terrible
  31. today
  32. torn
  33. university
  34. warmth
  35. yearned