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cause physical pain or suffering in

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A small number of thugs could have a grand old time afflicting the rest of us.
Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequalities, which documents the disgraceful condition of our public schools, says that of all the problems afflicting this country, poor public education is the easiest to solve.
And with more than 35 million office workers in the U.S., spending as much as six times the amount of hours indoors at work the problem afflicting Child-Support Enforcement Agency employees is of little surprise to Rodolitz.
Moreover, he considers how Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is afflicting Russians, why the originally African-Asian hantavirus has appeared in the United States, and how the emergence of such diseases can be tied to global warming.
During the weeklong conference, sundry academics, social planners, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and Third-World potentates directed a chorus of accusations and frivolous charges against the world's wealthy countries, especially the United States, for their alleged role in the misfortunes afflicting the world's poor.
She suffers from many of the same medical conditions afflicting some two dozen veterans interviewed for this article: severe respiratory problems, short-term memory loss, bronchitis, asthma, and pneumonia.
In part, that's because most doctors were taught that hemochromatosis is uncommon, afflicting mostly white males.