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Dec 21st, 2009

Summary: The 2009 Jacob’s Freedom Walk for Missing and Abducted Children, a three-day, 60-mile walk from Anoka to St. Joseph, Minn., marks the 20th anniversary of the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling and raises awareness for all missing and abducted children. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on December 21, 2008, Aubrey Immelman featured Médecins Sans Frontières’ (Doctors Without Borders) annual list of “top 10” humanitarian crises, which in 2008 included Somalia, Myanmar (Burma), eastern Congo, Zimbabwe, global malnutrition, Ethiopia’s Somali region, Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Sudan (including Darfur), Iraq, and HIV/TB co-infection.