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Reader offers statistics on poverty In regards to your picture in the June 16 Opinion Section of a child holding an empty cup labeled Poverty these statistics, taken from the Internet website: www.dosomething.org/actnow/.../speak loudly 1) Nearly half of the world’s population — more than 3 billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day. More than 1.3 billion people live in extreme poverty; that’s less than $1.25 a day. 2) One billion children worldwide ...

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