Mirwais Hospital in Kandahar is the only public hospital serving five southern provinces in Afghanistan. In the children's intensive care unit, toddlers sleep two or three to a bed. Holly Pickett for NPR hide caption

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The Diamond Diverges: Cars swap sides of the road at the end of a bridge in Springfield, Mo. Missy Shelton for NPR hide caption

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