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Age of Awareness

Dear sponsored child

Photo by Jalitha Hewage on Unsplash

This letter seems as true to me today as when I wrote it 13 years ago, although my first sponsored child is now an adult and I am sponsoring another little girl. Hope springs eternal!

Dear sponsored child,

I received your letter and photo last week. It bothers me that you never smile in the pictures; are you really so unhappy, or does the photographer tell you to put on a serious face? I can see the…

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