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Left to right: Julie Wang, Lauren Yang, Samiha Rao; Andrea Jacob and Barbara Aranda hold up motivational posters at the sixth annual Girl Up Summit in Washington, D.C. Shuyao Chen/NPR hide caption

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Maria Carolina Silva Flor and Joselito Alves dos Santos with their 18-month-old daughter, Maria Gabriela Silva Alves. The baby was born with Zika syndrome. Amanda Klasing hide caption

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