Facing the Facts on World Food Day: Scarcity Isn't the Problem

October 16, 2012

"It's a good thing you're reading this piece electronically, because if you had a hard copy chances are it'd now be accessorized by a coffee ring and crumbs from your breakfast. I wouldn't mind, though. You might take a moment to feel extra appreciative of that spoonful of cereal as today is World Food Day. Over the years, as I've traveled the globe with Action Against Hunger, many faces and stories have stuck with me -- some haunt me -- but one teenage boy named George I met three years ago in Uganda has come to serve as my guiding star."