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FreeRice.com: Ending World Hunger, One Word at a Time

17 Apr

Apart from winning some spelling bees in elementary school and helping me spiff up some essays and papers, I never thought my rather large vocabulary would achieve too many great things.  However, after clicking on a link about some crazed wife trying to denigrate her husband on youtube (they are in divorce proceedings), I came across a much more interesting and uplifting video; a video about rice.

 25,000.  That is the approximate number of people (mainly children) who die each day from hunger or hunger-related causes.  5500.  The number of grains of rice that I ‘won’ and have now donated to help feed these people and help end world hunger.  How?  By my words, or knowledge of them. Continue reading