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According to estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nearly a quarter of children growing up in rural America were poor in 2016, compared to slightly more than 20 percent in urban areas. Marc Romanelli/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Sir Alan Parker stepped down as chair of Save the Children International Thursday, following accusations against former leadership at the charity. Donald Traill/Donald Traill/Invision/AP hide caption

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14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: 'They're Killing Women, Children'

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Girls carrying school bags provided by UNICEF walk past destroyed buildings on their way home from school on March 7 in the rebel-held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. So many people have fled the city and so much of its infrastructure has been destroyed that nighttime satellite images show 97 percent less light there compared with four years ago. Zein al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Drawn-Out Syrian Civil War Spawns A Literal Dark Age

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Rong Mala, 30, holds her 6-day-old child, Rakhal, as she waits to see the paramedic at a government clinic in Bangladesh. CJ Clarke/Save the Children hide caption

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A health worker weighs a Somali baby on scales at a medical clinic in Mogadishu. Babies in Somalia have the highest risk of dying within the first 24 hours after birth. Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A young Syrian girl wiped her tears after not being allowed entry to Turkey last month. Thousands of Syrians have fled to neighboring countries to escape the civil war raging in their nation. Aris Messinis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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