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Old 05-18-2009, 12:55 AM
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, New York (CNN) -- In 2002, Pam Koner was flipping through the The New York Times when a photograph stopped her in her tracks: an 8-year-old girl laying across her torn, barren mattress in Pembroke, Illinois, forking pasta and a boiled chicken bone into her mouth. The girl's image signified the deep-rooted poverty in her rural community.

Mom connects families to feed the hungry - CNN.com
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:52 AM
Location: Dixie's Sunny Shore
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A beautiful story that shows not everyone is out for themselves. Hopefully this will serve as an encouragement to someone out there who has more than enough and is willing to share a little.
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