Liberia: This Baby Is Not Malnourished [PHOTO]

| Thu Nov. 11, 2010 10:34 PM EST

Believe it or not, most African babies aren't actually starving waifs. Here's an antidote to all those sad pics you've probably seen over the years that make you want to go find the nearest ledge:

Liberian baby held up by mom on baby weighing day at a local health clinic in MonroviaLiberian baby held up by his mom on baby weighing day at a local health clinic in Monrovia

Editors' Note: Laura McClure is traveling in Liberia this month on an IRP Gatekeeper Editors trip organized by the International Reporting Project (IRP). Stay tuned for more Africa dispatches.

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