Dirt Poor Haitians Eat Mud Cookies To Survive

03/22/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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The small island nation of Haiti relies heavily on food imports, but with prices soaring, some Haitians are resorting to eating mud.

The cookies -- made of dirt, butter and salt -- hold little nutritional value, but manage to keep Haiti's poor alive.

Worldfocus special correspondent Benno Schmidt and producer Ara Ayer report from Haiti, showing how far some people are going to fill their stomachs.

Read more at WorldFocus.

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