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Linda Poon

Linda Poon appears in the following:

The Mural That Made A Photographer Stop In His Tracks

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

When Pulitzer winner Patrick Farrell saw the painting on a Port-au-Prince wall, he waited for the right moment, then started snapping.

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Why Scream For Gelato Instead Of Ice Cream? Here's The Scoop

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Ice cream's velvety Italian cousin is becoming one of America's favorite frozen desserts. It has less fat, but somehow tastes creamier and holds flavors better. So what's gelato's secret?

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How Little Red Dots Could Help Women And Babies Stay Healthy

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A nonprofit in India is using bindis to give women an extra boost of iodine — a micronutrient that's especially critical during pregnancy.

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A Gender Revolution Hits The Streets, Two Wheels At A Time

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

On one ride, a guy knocked one of the girls off her bike. But it didn't discourage these Afghan teens from cruising around Kabul every Friday and challenging the view that women shouldn't bike.

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There Are 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Than 25 Years Ago

Monday, June 01, 2015

That's the good news. The bad news is that there are still 795 million people who don't get enough to eat — and enough nutrients in their food.

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It's A 'Year Of Fear' For Kids, U.N. Says. Can We Make Things Better?

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Gordon Brown of the U.N. said it's the worst year for refugees since 1945, and cited a litany of other miseries for youth. We asked experts what can be done to make 2015 a little less horrible.

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Photos Capture The Joy On Playgrounds Around The World

Saturday, May 23, 2015

From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.

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A Toilet In Every Home: Zambians Celebrate Sanitation Milestone

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Answering the call of nature in the open is all too common when families don't have other options. But now the country has its first zone that's free of open defecation.

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Charities, Locals And Bikers Help Repair Nepal After New Quake

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Nepal was just recovering from the first earthquake when a second one hit on Tuesday. People are fearful but more determined than ever to rebuild their country.

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Is Peanut Butter The Best Present For Malnourished Teen Moms-To-Be?

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Pregnant teenagers in Malawi may not get enough to eat — with dire consequences for their baby. Peanut butter could help, but the girls need to be convinced not to share it with family members.

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Crowdfunded Campaigns For Nepal Are Huge. Is That A Good Way To Give?

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The earthquake has prompted hundreds of people to set up online campaigns. They've raised hundreds of thousands, often for groups based in Nepal. What do charity watchdogs make of all this?

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What Happens To A Country When An Outbreak Of Ebola Ends?

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Dr. Peter Piot co-discovered the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976. He went back on his 65th birthday to see how the country has fared since then.

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In 'Song Of Lahore,' A Race To Revive Pakistani Classical Music

Saturday, April 18, 2015

In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents their quest.

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'To My Brave Sisters': Malala Speaks To Missing Nigerian Girls

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Like the kidnapped girls, Malala Yousafzai was targeted by militant extremists for wanting an education. The activist wrote a heartrending letter to the girls on the anniversary of their abduction.

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Happy World Plumbing Day! We Celebrate By Interviewing ... A Plumber

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

To mark this august occasion, we talk to Fred Schilling, a Florida master plumber who traveled to Haiti after the earthquake to help create a way to deliver clean water.

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Volunteer Recap: Connecting Moms To Midwives In Timor-Leste

Friday, March 06, 2015

A global health student from Seattle went to the tiny country to study maternal health. But she also learned how to be more friendly to her neighbors.

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When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

Friday, February 27, 2015

Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.

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Emotional Scars Of Modern Slavery Run 'Deeper Than Any Visible Wound'

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Scientists interviewed more than 1,000 men, women and children who were forced into sex work and hard labor. The result is the largest study to detail the health of human trafficking survivors.

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Tibetan Villagers Pose Before Backdrops, Earn Oscar Nomination

Saturday, February 21, 2015

They're photographed in front of Asian scenes, a beach, Disneyland. It's a fictional film called Butter Lamp. And it has a real message.

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A Wet And Wild Look Inside The 'Mushroom Houses' Of A Fungi Farm

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Foraging for wild, edible fungi may be a growing trend. But most of the mushrooms we eat come from farms — and a behind-the-scenes look at one of them turns out to be pretty exciting on its own.

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