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Poverty is the most devastating thing that can happen to a child. …

Poverty is the most devastating thing that can happen to a child.
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  • 1. Children in Poverty
  • 2.
    • If you are seeing this, chances are you were not born into poverty.
  • 3.
    • Good for you.
  • 4.
    • But every second child born on this earth is not so lucky
  • 5.
    • Nearly half (one billion) of the world’s children are born into poverty
  • 6.
    • Poverty is the most devastating thing that can happen to childhood
  • 7.
    • Imagine having to struggle for every meal
  • 8.
    • Imagine being denied basic education
  • 9.
    • Imagine being driven to the streets to fend for yourself
  • 10.
    • Imagine having to work to feed yourself
  • 11.
    • Imagine being driven to drugs and crime for the sake of money and a sense of happiness
  • 12.
    • Imagine being abused physically, mentally, spiritually
  • 13.
    • Imagine having no childhood
  • 14.
    • And as a result, imagine having no chance at a decent adulthood
  • 15.
    • Take a moment and Imagine being born into poverty
  • 16.
    • Poverty steals childhood and a child’s basic rights
  • 17.
    • Poverty kills the mind, spirit and soul of a child even before they are actually alive
  • 18.
    • Poverty is not a choice
  • 19.
    • We just got lucky. Incredibly lucky.
  • 20.
    • Thanks to carf for the pics.
    • (Children At Risk Foundation – CARF (www.carfweb.net)
  • 21.
    • Thank YOU for taking the time to imagine. Really.
  • 22.
    • Do your part. Today.
    • Or leave me a comment on my blog
    • at www.thinkmaya.com and
    • I will donate a $ for you.
    • Prepared for Blog Action Day
    • Blog: www.thinkmaya.com
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