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Misery's child, a boy endures a cluster of flies. One in three infants in the Sahel will not reach the age of five. Survivors often bear signs of malnutrition: slow growth and reflexes, missing teeth, dry skin.<br />
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Sahel Desert, Mali, 1986.<br />
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National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 172, No. 2, pgs. 168-169, August 1987, Africa's Sahel; The Stricken Land<br />
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Misery's child, a boy endures a cluster of flies. One in three infants in the Sahel will not reach the age of five. Survivors often bear signs of malnutrition: slow growth and reflexes, missing teeth, dry skin.

Sahel Desert, Mali, 1986.

National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 172, No. 2, pgs. 168-169, August 1987, Africa's Sahel; The Stricken Land

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