The Face of Afghanistan (9) - Born to Die Young
The main causes of death among children are diarrhea, respiratory tract in-fections, and measles.
In the midst of this mayhem, Afghans are ironically lucky in only one thing: their ignorance prevents them from realizing that over 80 percent of these deaths are preventable. Knowing they are dying unnecessarily would perhaps be an even heavier burden to bear.
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