Reporter's Notebook: Emaciated Somali Tot Now a Healthy, Chubby Toddler

You only have to look at the before and after images to understand Minhaj Gedi Farah's remarkable story of survival. When the 7-month-old Somali boy was admitted to the International Rescue Committee's hospital in Dadaab, the world's largest refugee complex, he was emaciated and on the brink of death. His family was one of hundreds of thousands of Somalis who streamed across the border hoping to flee the fighting and famine that is engulfing their country. They braved punishing conditions,...Full Story
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