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Jumping for joy! 4yo P Otgonjargal was just immunised by a team who journeyed by car, hand-drawn ferry, reindeer & foot to reach her! Health, #ForEveryChild https://t.co/pgEvkYwldq
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The Taliauli children from 'Eua, #Tonga, standing in front of a tree knocked over by #CycloneGita. Getting kids back into education is key. Unicef is there to help, #ForEveryChild https://t.co/0NeI1fha4P
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The world has failed the #children of #Syria many times. The world cannot keep failing Syria's children. https://t.co/zsaYTMtQXl #ForEveryChild https://t.co/5LFUBIXuBx
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We 💙 this photo of Mums and babies at a #breastfeeding celebration in #Ethiopia. #ForEveryChild, a healthy start. https://t.co/xS0r77ncGa
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