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Teri Betts-Kimball (left) and Gabe Acosta (right) are getting served rice and beans during the Hunger Banquet at Berney Elementary School's cafeteria Thursday night, They were the middle class and got rice, beans and water also a chair to set in. 12/9/10

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You are what you eat, but do you get to eat?

The purpose of the Hunger Banquet was to draw attention to the issues of global hunger and poverty.

WALLA WALLA -- The masses came to eat, but few left with full stomachs. About 200 people of all ages turned out Thursday night to take part in a Hunger Banquet at Berney Elementary, hosted by students and parents of the district's Homelink Program.


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