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Who They Truly Care For

What can you do with anthropology?

The ice bucket challenge is a social media phenomenon that has spread all over the world.  People have posted millions of video of them dumping a bucket of ice water over there head after nominating three other people to do the same thing in the next 24 hours. If you did not complete the challenge within 24 hours of being nominated the consequence was for you to have to donate 100 dollars to ALS organization. The challenge was fun and made a huge difference in the ALS community, it gave millions of people more awareness of the disease which lead to 200% increase in donations to do more studies to try and find a cure.

If you take a step back and look at the whole picture you realize something bigger about the Western society as a whole. This disease itself affects mostly white men, it was not commonly known…

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