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A Guatemalan baby suffering from malnutrition. Mottled skin, patchy hair and a swollen abdomen are signs of kwashiorkor, a serious nutritional disorder of children living in tropical countries. It is believed to be caused by lack of protein. This child is responding to treatment at a nutrition center in Santa Catarina Barahana, Guatemala.
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