O Compassionate One, help us to have the same love and concern for all children - especially the poor and the homeless - as we have for our own children and grandchildren.

Worldwide Ranking: Rank of the United States, out of 29 developed countries, in overall child well-being: 26 (United Nations Children's Fund, 2013)

May all children be free of suffering. May all children be well. May all children live with ease, assured of the necessities of life. May all children know peace and joy.

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