SUMMARY OF THE SHOW

OFF AIR December 6th, 2017
On today's show we take a look at an issue that affects so many in the world...hunger.  Adrian and Ethan were joined at Open Book by Jason Richter, Neo Edmund, Lota Hadley and Shawn Robin Dettenmaier. Darth Vader (Shant Melkonian) even stopped by the Book and Toy drive!


Today, under-nutrition is the single greatest threat to child survival worldwide and the underlying cause of nearly half of all child deaths. Evidence proves that good nutrition in the first 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child's second birthday, (the critical "window of opportunity"), builds a strong immune system, ensures healthy physical and intellectual development, and "supercharges" a child's chances of survival.

Being hungry means more than just missing a meal. It’s a debilitating crisis that has more than 815 million people in its grip. Hunger is a perilous cycle that passes from one generation to the next.

The world produces enough to feed the entire global population of 7 billion people. And yet, one person in eight on the planet goes to bed hungry each night. So why does hunger exist?

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