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Hunger Stalks Many in Land of Plenty

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/hunger_stalks_many_in_land_of_plenty_20040611

Every June, millions of school-age children can barely contain their excitement at the thought of summer vacation. They are eager for family trips, summer camps and lazy afternoons splashing in a community pool. But for millions of others, the long months of July and August are as empty as they are hot. These are the nearly 13 million American children who live at the brink of hunger, and who anticipate the summer for what it won't bring -- filling and nutritious food.

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