Pop Day 3

Two-year-old Saad Siyat gasps, near death. When he arrived at the camp from Somalia with seven siblings, he was suffering from pneumonia and chronic undernourishment -- in particular a protein deficiency known as kwashiorkor. The name derives from a West African term for "rejected one," a child pushed from his mother's breast to make way for a newborn.

( Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / July 12, 2012 )

Two-year-old Saad Siyat gasps, near death. When he arrived at the camp from Somalia with seven siblings, he was suffering from pneumonia and chronic undernourishment -- in particular a protein deficiency known as kwashiorkor. The name derives from a West African term for "rejected one," a child pushed from his mother's breast to make way for a newborn.

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