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Clean Hands Can Help Prevent Disease, But Get A Load Of This Crap

India has the second-largest population in the world, but only half of them have access to a toilet. Oy. That means at least 620 million — almost double the population of the United States — must do their business outside in the open. Are you like, “That’s really disgusting and must smell terrible”? Because I’m…

No Matter What You Think About Intervening In Syria, Here’s One Voice You Should Hear Out

Whether or not you think the U.S. should intervene in Syria’s bloody, protracted conflict, I guarantee that you’ll appreciate this measured, well-reasoned take. My favorite part? When he challenges the folks who agree with him at 3:10. //www.youtube.com/embed/0si9uWNaxE0?wmode=transparent&showinfo=0&controls=1&enablejsapi=1&rel=0&version=3&color=white Read more: http://upworthy.com/no-matter-what-you-think-about-intervening-in-syria-here-s-one-voice-you-should-hear-out-4

Hard To Believe The Woman At The End Of This Video Is The Same Woman As At The Beginning

I’m grateful this brave woman allowed cameras in to record her when she started taking anti-retroviral drugs. What they caught on tape was truly remarkable. Every time I watch it I go right back to the beginning, because, wow. Update! Here’s a shot of Selinah before her treatment began: And after: What a difference! Read…

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9

A Before And After That Has Me In Disbelief: This Is Drinking Water?

Here’s an organization that is dedicated to just one thing — a very, very important thing: Giving kids around the world clean drinking water. Just take a look at these happy faces when they finally get a clear cup of gorgeous water to drink. Priceless. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-before-and-after-that-has-me-in-disbelief-this-is-drinking-water