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South Sudan today marked the 3rd anniversary of its independence. For the citizens of the country, many who are displaced and starving, there was nothing to celebrate.
Read the full article at Examiner.
On June 5, 1947, at Harvard University’s graduation, George Marshall delivered a speech calling for the rebuilding of war-devastated Europe. Marshall, the Secretary of State, said the United States had to stand “against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos.”
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We need to do the same this year in Syria, South Sudan and Central African Republic. These three nations have been struck by war and humanitarian crisis. The director of the U.N. World Food Program, Ertharin Cousin, warns, “We must not wait until pictures of skeletal, severely underweight, children document our failure and neglect.”
Read the full article at the Providence Journal.
College student Kelly Burger no longer uses the expression “I’m starving.” Why? Because she now knows what starving really means. It’s not having a late dinner or missing one meal.
Read the full article at The Huffington Post.