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Quote of the Day: Barbie Izquierdo

Barbie_and_aidan"Hunger, it’s right here in the United States.  It could be right next door and you would never know because people are too afraid to talk about it."

— Hunger activist Barbie Izquierdo in the documentary A Place at the Table. Izquierdo, one of four people featured in the film, will speak at Bread for the World’s 2013 National Gathering. Register today and join us.












Photo: Barbie Izquierdo is a Philadelphia native whose firsthand experiences with hunger and poverty have made her an anti-hunger activist and nationwide speaker on the topic. She lives in Lancaster, Pa., with her two children, Leylanie, 7, and Aidan, 5 (pictured). Barbie has worked with Witness to Hunger in Philadelphia and appears in the documentary A Place at the Table. (Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World)


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