A Somali boy’s mission to find food
22 June 2022 | 11:45 am
In Somalia's border town Dollow, 11-year-old Bashir Nur Salat sneaks into a school in the hopes of getting lunch. It's one example of the struggle to find food amid the country's worst drought in four decades.
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