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How to feed 800 million: The battle over the future of US food aid

Patricia Garamendi(NEW YORK) — Cornell economist Chris Barrett sometimes shows audiences a photo he took in 2003 of a mother in Kenya holding her thin child. “He’s so undernourished,” said Barrett, whose field research has spanned sub-Saharan Africa. Roughly 815 million people around the world suffered from chronic malnourishment last year alone, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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Mother of 5 delivers her own child on way to hospital

ABC News(PHOENIX) — An Arizona woman unexpectedly gave birth Wednesday while en route to the hospital. At 1:23 a.m. on November 8, Shannon Geise, 31, delivered her own son after pulling over her family SUV near 32nd Street and Union Hills in Phoenix. Baby Sebastian arrived weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces. “I could have never guessed that I was going …

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Mother of five delivers her own child on way to hospital

ABC News(PHOENIX) — An Arizona woman unexpectedly gave birth Wednesday while en route to the hospital. At 1:23 a.m. on November 8, Shannon Geise, 31, delivered her own son after pulling over her family SUV near 32nd Street and Union Hills in Phoenix. Baby Sebastian arrived weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces. “I could have never guessed that I was going …

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Kitten named DOG rules the roost among 23 support dogs

Support Dogs Inc.(NEW YORK) — This 6-month-old kitten holds his own among 23 support dogs. DOG the cat, pronounced dee-OH-gee, isn’t just named after canines, he also thinks he is one. The friendly feline lives at Support Dogs, Inc., in St. Louis, Missouri, and helps train the pups. “He rules the roost. He is the boss,” owner Anne Klein told …

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Army vet loses 125 pounds on yoga plan of former pro-wrestler Diamond Dallas Page

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) — After a 2011 semi-truck accident crushed his hip and legs, Buddy Rich’s weight increased to over 300 pounds and he fell into a suicidal depression. “The one thing that stopped me was my daughter,” the Florida military veteran said of his thoughts of suicide. His daughter was born just three weeks before the accident. …

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Woman uses year of maternity leave to travel the world with family

ABC News(LONDON) — A London woman is using her maternity leave for her second child to travel the world with her family. Karen Edwards, 33, is traveling through the U.S., Central America and South America with her husband, Shaun Bayes; their daughter, Esmé, 3; and 4-month-old son, Quinn. Edwards also took maternity leave after her daughter’s birth in 2014 to …

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Real-life Iron Man breaks world record for fastest speed in a jet suit

(ABC News) ABC News’ James Longman tries on Richard Browning’s jet suit.(READING, England) — British inventor Richard Browning is a real-life Iron Man. Recently, Browning, the man behind the 1,050-horsepower, jet-engine flying Gravity suit, set a new world record for the “fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit.” He achieved a speed of 32.02 mph over a …

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Doctors replace boy’s skin using breakthrough gene therapy, stem cells

shironosov/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a breakthrough treatment, researchers at a burn unit in Germany found a way to replace 80 percent of a boy’s skin using a combination of gene therapy and stem cells. The grafted skin attached to his body has continued to replace itself, even months later. The patient –- a boy who was 7 years old at …

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Man with four girls speechless after wife reveals sex of fifth baby

(Courtesy: Angel Taylor) Angel Taylor, 34, of Arlington, Texas, seen with her husband Mark Taylor, 34, and the couple’s four children, Jordyn, 12, Juliyn, 9 Jaxsyn, 3 and Jestyn, 9 months.(ARLINGTON, Texas) — A father’s silent reaction was recorded on video as he learned the sex of his fifth child. Mark Taylor, 34, stood shocked and speechless as he walked …

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Roommate decks the halls early for Christmas to prank holiday-hating friend

(Courtesy: Paige Benoit) Paige Benoit and Daniella Pitruzzello, both juniors at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, smile for the camera. (WORCESTER, Mass.) — Christmas crept in early for one unsuspecting roommate who hates that people celebrate before the Thanksgiving turkey is even on the table. Assumption College junior Paige Benoit walked into her version of a Christmas nightmare after her …

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