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In Drought-Stricken Somalia, Starving Mothers Forced To Choose Which Child To Feed

By Dominique Mosbergen

With food an impossibly scarce commodity in drought-stricken Somalia, Fatuma Abdille faces a harrowing choice every day: Which of her seven children will get to eat?

“If there’s a very small amount of food, we give it to those who need it the most — the youngest,” Abdille told Reuters this week from the capital Mogadishu, where her family recently fled after their herd of goats died from starvation.

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Source:: Huffington Post Green