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Heartbreaking Documentary Shows Poor Families Eating Food Straight From The Trash

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Literally.

If you haven’t been hungry and starved for even once in your life, then consider yourself lucky. According to the World Food Programme, around 795 million people in the world do not have enough food to sustain a healthy active life.

Of these people who live in constant hunger, majority are found in developing regions of the world such as Africa and in countries such as the Philippines.

In the Philippines, due to skyrocketing food prices and escalating issues of food insecurity, some people are forced to get their daily sustenance from trash and discarded food items coming from fast food chains. Called in the vernacular as “pagpag” which translates to “dusted off food”, families flock to dumpsites and scavenge for discarded food items that may still be edible. Whatever food is salvaged (which are just mainly chicken meat taken off the bones) will then be washed before boiling, frying, or sauteeing with garlic, oil, and soy sauce. In some instances, the food scavengers also sell their “pagpag” to neighbors and patrons for extra income.

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Consuming “pagpag” is highly risky, as these food items are already possibly contaminated and may be harboring pathogenic organisms which can lead to enteric diseases. However, these families have no choice. It’s either you eat pagpag or die of starvation.

Seeing the significance of this otherwise downplayed issue, Filipino documentary filmmaker Giselle Santos produced a short docu on the plight of these food scavengers. Entitled “Meal of the Day”, the documentary focused on the harsh reality of food insecurity in the Philippines, seen and narrated through the eyes and the voice of the scavengers themselves.

Watch the documentary below:

So the next time you are going throw away unconsumed food, make sure to think twice.

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This Girl’s Tongue is So Long She Can Lick Her Own Eye

See how she can unbelievably stretch her tongue to reach her eyes, nose, chin and elbow! She’s really one of a kind!

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When you were a kid you probably tried touching your nose or chin using your tongue, but have you ever imagined yourself having the world’s longest tongue? Do you find it intriguing?

Adrianne Lewis 18 years old, made a Youtube video of herself showing the length of her tongue and its flexibility.

This girl has a whopping 4 inches tongue and can touch her chin, nose, eyes and even her elbow through it.

The first time she uploaded her tongue bending skill in Youtube; she got many views and it went viral....

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Meet The Indian Woman Who Has Never Eaten a Single Meal Since Birth

A disorder on the esophagus has left this woman unable to eat any solid food all her life.

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Ever heard of a person who lives off milk and water?

Well, you have now.

Meet Manju Dharra, a 26-year-old woman from India who cannot tolerate solid food and has lived off a liquid diet since birth. By liquid, we mean, milk, tea, and water. She consumes about four to five liters of milk per day.

Manju has a medical condition called achalasia, which is a disorder of the esophagus. The esophagus is a muscular tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. At the end of the esophagus is a muscular ring called the lower esophageal sphincter, which relaxes when a person swallows. When a person has achalasia, nerves that control the said sphincter do not function properly. Ultimately, the sphincter fails to relax and remains constricted. Surgery is often required to correct this condition....

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Sweet Revenge: Chinese Woman Sent Her Ex A Bar of Soap Made From Her Liposuction Fat

Revenge is “sweet” but for this girl vengeance is “fatty”. See how this girl gets back to her ex after being dumped for being fat.

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Most of the time a break up can be so painful like it's the end of everything.

Heart break is common for lovers, there are a lot of factors that contributes to a failing relationship. At times breaking up is inevitable. How do you react after an emotional trauma from a failed relationship?

Sometimes a person will have difficulty moving on, others would learn from it and find a better partner, some might think of improving oneself to make the partner feel his or her loss but other times some may want revenge.

A man dumped his girl for being overweight. Hurt by this incident, a Chinese woman decided to have liposuction procedure. ...

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