chapter  8
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Social Studies, Multicultural, and Egalitarian Experiences

When his grandmother repeatedly exhorted Mel to eat his food, the very slender 5-year-old repeatedly claimed he wasn’t hungry or was uninterested in the food. When his grandmother said, “It’s a shame. You should eat your food because there are children in India and Africa who are starving,” he responded, “Who are they? Tell me their names.”