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Child of Poverty, Sponsors Meet 10 Years Later in Northwest Arkansas...

Posted: February 22, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Julian Alum grew up in a slum in Uganda. She dropped out of school to sell sweet potatoes in the market with her mother, but the family ate scraps retrieved from a trash bin. In their two-room shack, furniture included only two chairs -- one which was jammed against the door of their two-room shack to keep out drunken men from the brewery next door; the other served as the bed of the night's lucky family member.

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