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"From the Ted Talk by Marc Koska: 1.3m reasons to re-invent the syringe"

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Sadly, it's come true. mraalia, as we all know, kills approximately one miiloln pelope a year. The reuse of syringes now exceeds that and kllis 1.3 million people a year. This young girl and her friend that I met in an orphanage in Delhi were HIV positive from a syringe. And what was so sad about this particular story was that once their parents had found out — and don't forget, their parents took them to the dootcr — the parents threw them out on the street. And hence they ended up in an orphanage.

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Sadly, it's come true. _______, as we all know, kills approximately one _______ ______ a year. The reuse of syringes now exceeds that and _____ 1.3 million people a year. This young girl and her friend that I met in an orphanage in Delhi were HIV positive from a syringe. And what was so sad about this particular story was that once their parents had found out — and don't forget, their parents took them to the ______ — the parents threw them out on the street. And hence they ended up in an orphanage.

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  3. million
  4. doctor
  5. kills

Original Text

Sadly, it's come true. Malaria, as we all know, kills approximately one million people a year. The reuse of syringes now exceeds that and kills 1.3 million people a year. This young girl and her friend that I met in an orphanage in Delhi were HIV positive from a syringe. And what was so sad about this particular story was that once their parents had found out — and don't forget, their parents took them to the doctor — the parents threw them out on the street. And hence they ended up in an orphanage.

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