North Platte Canteen officers pose for a publicity photo, including (left to right) Helen Christ, Mayme Wyman, Jessie Hutchens, Edna Neid, and Opal Smith.
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Antonino Fernandez was born in 1917 in the village of Cerezales del Condado, in Spain's northern León province. Until his health deteriorated about five years ago, Fernandez came from Mexico to visit his hometown most summers. He and his wife had no children and were generous with financial help to distant relatives and former neighbors.
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A hamlet between the towns of Tsihombe and Ambovombe, in the most drought-stricken area in southern Madagascar. Most families in the region have resorted to eating wild fruits and tree leaves.
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Non-GMO labels, like this one at Whole Foods, may strengthen consumer perceptions that genetically modified foods may carry risks to health.
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UNESCO cited Belgians' affinity for a wide range of beer in its official recognition of the beer culture of Belgium as a treasure of human culture that should be protected.
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A squid salad in Los Angeles. In California, squid is an economic driver of the seafood industry. But most of this squid is frozen and exported overseas to China to be processed and distributed across the globe.
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