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Hunger: A Constant Struggle

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It is early on a Saturday evening. After a challenging day of studying and a grueling dance rehearsal, my stomach grumbles. I think to myself, I am starving! But then, I stop. I am not starving. The hunger that I feel is not even a hint of the constant pain that many individuals experience on a daily basis. This realization makes you appreciate how fortunate our Brookfield Academy community is. While some would wish to fly or wish for a material object, ending world hunger would be my wish. Food is one of the five basic necessities for life. The current economy is creating an even higher hurdle for underprivileged families to purchase food, as well as for the support of charities to make food donations. Whether globally, or in our local community, hunger is affecting the lives of many.

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