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Nepal has a lot of shit poor people. They are not starving to death, baby’s bellies do not distend from malnutrition, droughts or floods do not wipe out hundreds of thousands. Some have recently turned to Maoist-inspired revolution. Some – deranged ones I suppose – have turn to desperate measures that would be difficult for people from more prosperous nations to fathom. I vividly remember the day outside the Kathmandu General Post Office when a young man limped up to me and pointed down to his left foot. Continue reading

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