This Interactive Map Is Pretty Cool, Until You Find Out What All The Bubbles Mean

There's no denying that there has been tremendous progress over the years in preventing child deaths across the globe. But a look at this interactive map shows that there are still too many children around the world who don't make it past 5 years old.

P.S. Make sure to use the "full screen" option in the top-right corner to enlarge the map. You can also click on each bubble to get more info on that region.

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In 1945, Lily Ebert, now 90, was liberated from a German munitions factory where she worked as slave labor after being transferred from the Auschwitz death camp.

A few weeks after being liberated, an American soldier shared some words of positivity with her, "The start to a new life. Good luck and happiness," he wrote on a German banknote.

The simple gesture was life-changing for Ebert and the banknote became one of her most treasured keepsakes.

"This soldier was the first human being who was kind to us," she told NBC News. "It was the first time after this terrible life that somebody was kind and I knew that somebody wants to help."

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