A Letter From The Publisher, May 13, 1946

If you have been wondering what you can do individually to help alleviate the famine conditions abroad, you will be interested in the following letter, which came to TIME last week:

Sirs:

Week after week I read, with an ever increasing sense of angry helplessness, the dreadful reports coming out of Europe of famine and disease, of children dying like starving animals. . . . Through the Foster Parents' Plan for War Children I am taking care of a Belgian child, but it isn't enough—it simply isn't enough. . . .

My idea is this: let every TIME-reader who, as I do, gets...

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