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world hunger | world hunger

sarah-byrd's picture
Oct.22.2012
According to 2010 statistics it was reported that the number of malnourished people in the world exceeded 1 billion people, about a sixth of the world's total population. Six million children die of starvation every year. Approximately every 6 seconds one kid dies of hunger. According to estimates...
sarah-stone's picture
May.25.2012
The process of exploring a set of ideas about literary works is a treasure hunt for something that doesn’t exist until you find it. In that way, it’s just like writing fiction or poetry. Because I just reread Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun,  and because so far it’s been a...
charles-davis's picture
Jan.27.2011
Watching the telly, me and my niece. She’s eating a chocolate bar. News comes on, up flashes an image of starving babies. Moment’s paralysis before my niece turns to me: “Do you want a bit of Mars?”  I could appreciate her dilemma. She was only twelve at the time, but she was confronting a problem...