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Mission possible: fixing foreign aid

All across South Carolina and the country, there are thousands of people from churches, synagogues and mosques preparing for, returning from and working through their summer "mission" trips. I know these folks, because I have talked to them in airplanes and airports as a fellow mission project worker. We want to do what we can to make the world a better place. That world may only be a tiny village in Honduras, a bare-bones hospital or infirmary in Africa or a school in Nicaragua.

The State online on July 14, 2009

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Renew, improve Child Nutrition Act

Too many kids are hungry. Even before the financial crisis, more than one in six Iowa youth (nearly 125,000) lived in families who struggled to provide food. Very few students who receive free or reducedprice school meals are served by summer nutrition programs, so vacation becomes a hunger season.

The Gazette on July 13, 2009

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Revise act to feed world's hungry

"Global hunger soars, U.N. warns" (Sept. 20) reports how the financial crisis has increased the number of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion.

San Francisco Chronicle on July 5, 2009

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Aid policies push reforms

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Too many people here struggle to get food to eat, medicine to treat their illnesses, and shelter or education for their families. They need our help, and Hoosiers have stepped up.

IndyStar on June 29, 2009

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Help the world's hungry

An article in the June 20 Journal Star, ?U.N.: World hunger reaches 1B mark,? reported that the current financial meltdown has resulted in an additional 100 million hungry people worldwide compared with last year, pushing the ranks of those who consume fewer than 1,800 calories per day above 1 billion for the first time.

Journal Star on June 28, 2009

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Write to fight hunger

Leader-Telegram on June 9, 2009

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Many other deaths need the world's attention, too

Greensboro News & Record on June 7, 2009

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Revamp U.S. foreign aid

Miami Herald on May 26, 2009

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Smarter Strategy

St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 20, 2009

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Smarter strategy

St. Louis Post-Dispatch online on May 20, 2009

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Letters: 'Vicious cycle of war and hunger'

Argus Leader on May 10, 2009

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Averting a permanent food crisis

Roanoke Times on May 3, 2009

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Combat Indifference About Nutrition

Greenville News on April 24, 2009

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