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Eric Dossekpli, 49, is a farmer and father of six in the town of Anfoin Avele,Togo. He says he can no longer sell his crops as a result of the pandemic. Floriane Acouetey hide caption

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Goats and Soda

The Pandemic Pushed This Farmer Into Deep Poverty. Then Something Amazing Happened

Togo wanted to distribute millions of dollars to its citizens in dire straits. There was just one daunting problem: How could it identify the neediest of the needy?

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Far-Right Misinformation Is Thriving On Facebook. A New Study Shows Just How Much

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Eric Dossekpli, 49, is a farmer and father of six in the town of Anfoin Avele,Togo. He says he can no longer sell his crops as a result of the pandemic. Floriane Acouetey hide caption

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The Pandemic Pushed This Farmer Into Deep Poverty. Then Something Amazing Happened

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Shaking the Gates of Hell: A Search for Family and Truth in the Wake of the Civil Rights Revolution, by John Archibald Deckle Edge hide caption

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Author Explores Preacher Father's Silence On Racial Injustice In 1960s Alabama

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