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D.C. Organization Gives Second Life To Food

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D.C. Central Kitchen staff and volunteers peel carrots in assembly lines, which allows them to quickly generate hundreds of meals every day.
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D.C. Central Kitchen staff and volunteers peel carrots in assembly lines, which allows them to quickly generate hundreds of meals every day.

By Alexandria Neason

As much as Americans want, there's a lot of stuff we don't want, including things like broken chairs and perfectly edible food. D.C. Central Kitchen is an organization that specializes in recovering and redistributing extra food.

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