Associated Press
This handout photo provided by Save the Children taken on Jan. 8, 2010, shows a mother carrying her unnamed twin baby, 11 days old, in the Kangaroo Care center at the Gabrielle Traoré Hospital in Bamako, Mali. The babies were born one week premature. About 15 million premature babies are born every year _ more than 1 in 10 of the world’s births and a bigger problem than previously believed, according to the first country-by-country estimates of this obstetric epidemic. The startling toll: 1.1 million of these fragile newborns die as a result, and even those who survive can suffer lifelong disabilities.    Photo by Joshua Roberts/Save the Children.

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