Olympic Heroes Join British Prime Minister for Hunger Talks

Olympic Heroes Join British Prime Minister for Hunger Talks

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London bus with Big BenBritain’s double Olympic gold hero Mo Farah on Sunday helped launch a “hunger summit” with other athletes aimed at tackling malnutrition worldwide, held at Prime Minister David Cameron’s home.

Fresh from winning the 5,000-metre final on Saturday, Farah joined Cameron, Brazilian football legend Pele, famed Ethiopian distance runner Haile Gebrselassie and Vice President Michel Temer of Brazil, who co-hosted the event.

Taking advantage of the large number of foreign officials gathered in London for the Olympic Games, the group called for the international community to help its 25 million hungry children.

(READ the AFP story at Google News)

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