If Obama and Cameron listen, there will be enough food for everyone | David Harewood

From Aid | The Guardian Thu Jan 24 2013, 08:00:03

The struggling yet strong Kenyan people I met are an inspiration for our If campaign. The G8 leaders could learn much from them

When Cafod first told me that Britain's aid agencies were launching the If campaign to tackle hunger, my mind went to Kipling's celebrated poem about what it takes for a child to grow up strong, wise and brave. One of the verses always resonated with me:

"If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew / To serve your turn long after they are gone, /

And so hold on when there is nothing in you / Except the Will which says to them: 'Hold on!'"

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