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  1. He plans to his family ring to his son.
  2. The animals have to for food on the ground .
  3. Food made in a machine is .
  4. There are some ruins nearby.
  5. He got sick and his face turned .
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1068 Living off the Land

Steven talks about he learned to live off the land and eat all natural foods.

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You actually forage for food.

When you forage for food, you search for it in a natural environment. Notice the following:

  1. After the flood, people had to forage for food.
  2. Birds are one of the easiest animals to see foraging for food.

processed food

You went from eating processed food to foraging for food on the ground.

Processed food is food made by machines or food produced in a factory. Processed food often lasts longer than fresh food, but is not as healthy. Notice the following:

  1. Poor people often eat more processed food because it is cheap.
  2. Many health problems are caused by processed food.


His cheeks turned pale.

When something is pale it has no color. When people look pale, they do not look healthy. Notice the following:

  1. After seeing the ghost, his face turned pale.
  2. I look a little pale. I think I need some sun.

ancient tradition

Is this an ancient tradition?

An ancient tradition is something people have done for centuries. Notice the following:

  1. Hunting whale is an ancient tradition in the Arctic.
  2. Marriage is an ancient tradition that is common in most cultures.

passed on

It is a tradition passed on from the natives.

  1. This ring was passed on from grandfather to my father to me.
  2. The throne will be passed on from the King to the Price.