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Famous soccer players are defending an 8-year-old-girl disqualified for her short hair.

Kicked out of a tournament for her short hair, this girl got some major support.

8-year-old Mili Hernandez loves soccer — and keeping her hair cut short.

You wouldn't think those things would be at odds with one another, but bizarrely, they are.

In June, 2017, Mili and her team advanced to the finals of a local tournament in Nebraska. Before they were able to take the field, however, the team was disqualified.

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As you sit down to eat your breakfast in the morning or grab an afternoon snack, take a minute to consider your food, how it was made, and how it got to your plate.

The fruit on your plate were grown and picked on farms, then processed, packaged and sent to the grocery store where you bought them.

Sounds simple, right?

The truth is, that process is anything but simple and at every step in the journey to your plate, harm can be caused to the people who grow it, the communities that need it, and the planet we all call home.

For example, thousands of kids live in food deserts and areas where access to affordable and nutritious food is limited. Around the world, one in three children suffer from some form of malnutrition, and yet, up to 40% of food in the United States is never eaten.

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