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    Tonya Lewis Lee, an award-winning TV producer, released the documentary "Crisis in the Crib" after learning of the high mortality rates among African Americans.The African American infant mortality rate is twice as high as in the general population. She's also launched a grassroots program to encourage healthy living. http://womensenews.org/story/100115/tonya-lewis-lee-aims-save-nations-babies

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