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Photo: ©FAO / Balint Fejer / Northfoto Headlights on, engines rumbling, and escorted by motorcycle police, 20 trucks carrying more than 50 tons of staple food rolled across the Danube River this morning. The symbolic convoy through central Budapest kicked off World Food Day in Hungary, in what has become an annual reminder that not everyone has enough to eat.

The convoy circled Heroes’ Square and came to a temporary halt on the city’s famed Olof Palme promenade.

16 October 2014, Budapest, Hungary



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