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When Minnesotan mom Jill Youse heard about the severe malnourishment of AIDS orphans in South Africa she decided to take action. "For children who are sick, especially if they have HIV or they have other diseases, breast milk can be the difference between life and death," Jill says.

Jill founded the International Breast Milk Project, which helps caring moms in the U.S. donate their highly nutritious breast milk—which is then pasteurized, packed in dry ice and shipped to undernourished children in South Africa.
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FROM: Moms Around the World
Published on October 23, 2006

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