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Rohingya children in Myanmar camps going hungry

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  • Writer: Esther Htusan / AP
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OHN TAW GYI CAMP, Myanmar — Born just over a year ago, Dosmeda Bibi has spent her entire short life confined to a camp for one of the world's most-persecuted religious minorities. And like a growing number of other Rohingya children who are going hungry, she's showing the first signs of severe malnutrition. 

Her stomach is bloated and her skin clings tightly to the bones of her tiny arms and legs. While others her age are sitting or standing, the baby girl cannot flip from her back to her stomach without a gentle nudge from her mom.

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