Usman (right), 7 months, and Abdullah (left), 18 months, are held by their mothers while they wait to receive the polio vaccine at the Jalozai refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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Polio's Surge In Pakistan: Are Parents Part Of The Problem?

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A young girl sells pastries on a street in El Alto, Bolivia. While most of the world is trying to put an end to child labor, Bolivia has legalized it. Juan Karita/AP hide caption

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Bolivia Makes Child Labor Legal, In An Attempt To Make It Safer

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During nationwide polio campaigns, hundreds of thousands of health workers go door to door, giving children two drops of the polio vaccine. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

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A health worker gives a child the polio vaccine in Bannu, Pakistan, June 25. More than a quarter-million children in Taliban-controlled areas are likely to miss their immunizations. A. Majeed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication

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For 15 years, Amran Mahamood made a living circumcising young girls in Hargeysa, Somalia. Four years ago, she gave it up after a religious leader convinced her that Islamic law did not require it. Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Donald Brown inoculated Kelly Kent with the HPV vaccine in his Chicago office in the summer of 2006 — not long after the first version of the vaccine reached the market. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Thousands of young immigrants, many of them from Central America, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

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Logan Kovach, 6, Matthew Kovach, 2, and Allyson Kovach, 5, eat a lunch distributed by the YMCA in Hopkins County, Kentucky. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Summer Program For Hungry Kids Gets Creative With Food Delivery

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Walt Whitman High School's Caroline Schweitzer runs through a host of Severna Park High School defenders during a semifinal game in Maryland's Class 4A/3A lacrosse tournament in May. Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Teens Say Looks Can Be Liberating Despite Fashion Police

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Cody Vasquez, 11, is from Arizona. His winning dish was shrimp tacos with watermelon jicama salad. Jeff Elkins for Epicurious hide caption

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