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Giving Thanks

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Giving Thanks

A group of men in Istalif, Afghanistan, gather to bless and give thanks for a new solar suitcase for the local clinic. Afghanistan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. An Afghan woman dies every two hours from pregnancy-related causes, according to a 2011 government survey.