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Happy world toilet day!

Written by Dean Spears on November 19th, 2012

November 19th is World Toilet Day:


I confess I don’t know where the $1 to $5 comes from, and I wouldn’t focus on respiratory infections, but instead chronic intestinal disease keeping children from growing healthy, tall, and smart — but what they get exactly right is how very important sanitation is for human welfare. Celebrate World Toilet Day!