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ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

It takes more than villages to keep mothers safe

Women play games and exercise at Casa Materna Mary Ann Jackman in the city of Matagalpa. The women later took turns singing for one another before an education session. A sense of community is often formed among the women. Younger mothers watch out for older mothers, and the veteran mothers counsel first-timers.