Teagan Daniels is incredulous that people actually live on $2 a day or less. Two dollars a day, says the vivacious soon-to-be ninth grader, is the global poverty rate, something she's learned in preparation for her role in Girl, Awake!, a play designed to educate audiences about an array of social issues.
Idaho has highest rate in the nation of wedded minors It's no longer the Wild West. Idaho isn't a foreign country with an uncaring government. So why is child marriage still an issue in this state? "As someone who could possibly be married right now, this directly affects me," said 17-year-old Gracie Messier of Coeur d'Alene.
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