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October 16, 2006

London's Poor Side

Writing about web page capitalradio.com/helpalondonchild

Help a London ChildThis world never seizes to surprise me, and not always in a pleasant way…

Today I was stunned by a figure beyond belief, although everybody should know it, as it is published on every single tube map of London.

One in three children in London live below the poverty line.

How is this possible? Possibly one of the world’s ten richest cities where such a great number of children do not seem to benefit the least from its wealth.

These things stun me and make me sad…


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