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Minnesota group reaches goal to help famine-stricken Horn of Africa

Feed My Starving Children set a goal of sending five million meals to the famine-stricken Horn of Africa. This week, KARE 11 reports they've reached that goal and doubled it.
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Feed My Starving Children set a goal of sending five million meals to the famine-stricken Horn of Africa. This week, KARE 11 reports they've reached that goal and doubled it.

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