Ghaddafi Auwalu, center, 10, stands in the courtyard of a food distribution center for street children in Kano, Nigeria. Ghaddafi was sent by his parents to attend a poor Islamic school in Kano, where he must beg for food.
Ghaddafi Auwalu, center, 10, stands in the courtyard of a food distribution center for street children in Kano, Nigeria. Ghaddafi was sent by his parents to attend a poor Islamic school in Kano, where he must beg for food. Shashank Bengali / MCT
Ghaddafi Auwalu, center, 10, stands in the courtyard of a food distribution center for street children in Kano, Nigeria. Ghaddafi was sent by his parents to attend a poor Islamic school in Kano, where he must beg for food. Shashank Bengali / MCT

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