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"I have 29 children": The 'mothers' to Ethiopia's most vulnerable kids
December 11th, 2013
08:06 PM ET

"I have 29 children": The 'mothers' to Ethiopia's most vulnerable kids

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN) – On the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the dusty crowded neighborhood of Akaki, I've just been treated to a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. The beans are roasted and the coffee boiled in front of you then served piping hot with a heaping spoonful of sugar and a side of freshly popped corn.

As I step out onto the dirt road to leave, one of my hosts wants to ask a question: do I know anyone who can donate some wheelchairs, so adults don't' have to carry disabled children on their backs to school anymore?

I wish I did.

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Filed under: Ethiopia • HIV/AIDS • Impact Your World
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