(Original post by philiptaylor1612)
Answers to comprehension part:
1a Wake up early to fight traffic.
Packed into subway.
1b Their partner is often tired as well after a similar long day
1c She had many responsibilities and it was well paid
2a She had had enough of promoting soaps.
Wanted another meaning to life.
2b It was exactly what she was looking for/Knew she could be very useful.
2c Celebrate their birthday by taking them to show.
When they feel sad, provide them with smiles and comfort.
3a Low point- Often confronted with sickness and pain
High point- You know you can always give them hopes and dreams.
3b She took children who wanted to see Father Christmas to Lapland
She took a boy who loved dolphins to Florida
A little girl got to go galloping on a horse with her brothers and sisters in Provence.
3c They are able to forget about their sickness during their time away.
It often gives the child strength to fight the illness and accept their treatments.
4a She can devote time to her two girls and do an activity she is passionate about.
4b There are sometimes difficult moments for the volunteers
4c (Not sure about this one) They ask " why do you not get paid for what you do?". She says it is not about the salary. It is about the smiles on the children's faces.