We’ve likely all seen commercials on television asking for financial contributions to help feed hungry people around the world. The ads often show shirtless, malnourished children with protruding ribs and flies landing on their faces.
The ads tug on the heartstrings and call on us to help those who are less fortunate.
According to the United Nations Food Program, 870 million people worldwide are undernourished. One in eight fails to consume enough food to lead an active life.
The global reasons for hunger are many – political tyrants, joblessness, and weather disasters to name a few. Personally, this journalist has never been hungry, but experienced a life-changing experience with hunger.
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