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Bob Marley & The Wailers "High Tide or Low Tide"
Aug 12, 2011by Nathan Crowder
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It takes a combination of elements to create a crisis as large as the current famine in Eastern Africa. With millions of children at extreme risk of starvation, some people are already referring to this as Africa’s “Lost Generation.” By donating to aid efforts and spreading awareness of the ways one person can make a difference, there’s no telling how many children can be saved.
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