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IntroductionOpening Our Eyes to How We Can End Poverty in Our Day

The future comes one day at a time.

— DEANACHESON, AMERICAN STATESMAN

Can we end poverty in our day if each of us decides to act? Is it really possible? Every morning as we open our eyes, a new day beckons, full of possibility. It is unwritten history— what happens during the course of the day is ours to author. We created this book, and trust that you picked it up, because we not only care about poverty in our world but also believe that this is our day to end it. Together we have many new chapters to write.

This book doesn’t give extended analyses or mountains of data relating to all the complex issues surrounding poverty. We expect that you already know enough about poverty ...

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