Artist Buys a Ship – level 1

03-09-2020 07:00

Banksy is a street artist. He is very popular around the world. However, nobody knows his real name.

Banksy decides to buy a ship. This ship helps refugees from Africa. The ship is 100 feet long. In the past, it belongs to the French government. The ship is bright pink. People can see some of Banksy´s art on the ship, too.

The ship leaves a Spanish port on August 18. Media do not know about it. Now, the ship is in the Mediterranean sea. It saves African people. In three weeks, the ship saves almost 200 people.

10 women are in the crew. There are no men. All the women have a lot of experience. They want to help all people. It is not important who the people are. It is not important where they come from.

Difficult words: refugee (a person who runs away from a country because there is a war or a bad situation), crew (all the people who work on a ship or plane), experience (when somebody knows how to do something because he does it before).

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