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15 Powerful Photos of the Journey From Child Slavery to Freedom

Millions of children around the world are trapped in child labor. These 15 photos capture the injustice 6-year old Ebenezer experienced.

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11 Remarkable Photos of "Tiny Homes" Around the World

Tiny homes are nothing new. People have lived in tiny homes for much of human history — and millions around the world still do.

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30 Stunning Pictures of Bedrooms in the Developing World

The bedroom is the one place we can shut out the world and curl up for sweet slumber at the end of a long day.

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30 Adorable Things Kids Say in Their Letters

Every once in a while, the things the kids we sponsor have written to us make us pause, laugh, and thank God that we get to be a part of their lives.

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14 Playful Photos of Kids Being Kids

The best thing about working with kids around the world? No matter what country they are from, they LOVE to have fun.

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10 Possessions Kids in Poverty Treasure the Most

What sponsored children value the most isn't necessarily new, or shiny, or expensive.

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25 Beautiful Photos of the World’s Favorite Transportation

In the developing world, a bicycle can mean so much more than just that thing that gets you from point A to point B.

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When is a Toy More Than Just a Toy?

A glimpse into the powerful and magical world of toys in the lives of children in poverty — where a toy is more than just a toy.

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11 Wonderful Reasons to Be Thankful for Kids

They’re cute. They’re mischievous. And let’s face it — they make us smile.

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Hug It Out!

These inspiring huggers will make your heart melt and motivate you to wrap your arms around someone to hug it out!

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