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A turning point for children? Or more talk?

Photo: Barnabas and his dad. © Theirworld/Natalia Jidovanu The soaring rhetoric of those in power should always be greeted with a healthy amount of skepticism. Or at least that's how I usually feel. But yesterday as I listened to Jim Kim, President of the World Bank, talk about his commitment to protecting, caring and investing in children, especially those most likely to be left behind -- an argument that was one part emotional, one part scientific and one part economic -- I believed him completely.
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