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    • Homa Tavangar

      "One of my favorite books for the whole family is "Children Just Like Me", published in association with UNICEF. With each color spread of diverse children's lives, the reader sees how other children play, interact with their own families, what they eat, and where they live."- Chapter 1, "Growing Up Global".

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