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English Reading Practice – We Are All Born Free and Equal

Put in the correct words based on the story you have just read. Press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if you don't know. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!
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David lives in a small with his family. The town is pretty . Everyone goes to school, everyone goes to work at the town's , and no one asks strange questions.

David is different. He does not want go to school. He wants to work and help family. He does not want to work at the town's factory, . He wants to open his store. And he asks these strange questions about "why you do this?" and "why don't you do ?"

Everyone laughs him and no one really takes him . No one his friend Orlando. Orlando looks at David a person with his own thoughts and ideas. He treats him . Orlando likes David, though they disagree.

Time goes and David grows his business. His hard work and sharp mind , and he now has a of stores. He is a wealthy man.

He comes to visit his hometown. But when he does, there is one thing he always . He always remembers his good friend Orlando, and their respectful . And now that he can, he always helps him in times of .