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Starvation in Varanasi

On Being Hungry… — By Jennifer Shipp
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On Being Hungry… — By Jennifer Shipp

I organize my life around mealtimes and snacks. Food is central to how I organize every single day of my life. I use food as a form of entertainment as well as an excuse to socialize. But I’d never really thought about the elevated role that food plays in my life until this trip to India and Nepal.

Before coming to India and Nepal, I’d never seen so many starving people in one place. ...
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