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[8 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 4,681 views]
Reporter’s notebook: Jewels of Giving

Jamie Smith is a reporter for First Arkansas News, which was a media sponsor for the NWA Food Bank’s gala “Holiday Extravaganza: Jewels of Giving.” Smith was also on the event committee that helped plan this event.
I’ve always heard about hunger but never really understood it until the last year or so. Like many Americans, I thought of starving children in far away countries-not about children in this country who could be my neighbors, my friends.
Hunger is everywhere. It’s not about starvation, although that’s an extreme. It’s about families not …