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Poverty Sucks

I’ve been thinking most of the day about my contribution to Blog Action Day.  But, try as I might, I cannot think of anything more profound than the title of this post.  I want poverty to end, particularly the extreme poverty that kills 25,000 persons a day.

I’ve tried to explain to my son, Tanner, who has a burden for this issue, that, indeed, enough food exists for everyone in the world.  The problem is getting it to the places that need it most.  That, to an 8-year-old, is almost incomprehensible.

To me, it’s just depressing.

But depression isn’t the answer.  Action is.  So I urge you to get involved, even make a donation.

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