Cool new app helps westerners care about foreign tragedies

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It's a simple solution.

Recent national tragedies have filled our Facebook feeds with heart-wrenching posts of grief and mourning.

But not all tragedies get the same level of attention on social media—especially, if you're a Westerner. It's not that you don't want to care about the daily suffering of distant developing nations, it's just, well, harder to care.

Fret not, for there's an app for that. Say hello to Help Me Care.

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OK, so it's not a real app. But we certainly know some folks who could use it.
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