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There will inevitably be a time over the Christmas holidays when we all bask in the joy and comfort of our friends and family. And so it should be as it is the spirit of the holidays. There will also, however, likely be a time when we’re reminded of the benefits of living in a developed country where war, starvation, desperation, and a lack of hope are not commonplace as they are for so much of the world’s population. Odds are that most of us will hear what has become the anthem for helping the world’s poor during the holidays: the 1984 call to arms Do They Know Its Christmas?