SAMRAONG TONG DISTRICT, Kompong Speu Province – Laughing, Ouch Samnang jumped back and forth over a skipping rope held by his classmates. The 13-year-old goes to school in a small village in Kom*pong Speu province, he has friends, five siblings and loving parents. Overall, he is a happy child. But what Samnang doesn’t know yet is that his brain is underdeveloped for his age—simply because he is malnourished. Asked what he usually eats for lunch or dinner, Samnang’s answer is simple: rice. His friends started to giggle, and he quickly added that at times, he also eats fried vegetables or
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