Today, October 24, is United Nations Day. On this date in 1945, the Charter of the United Nations was put into force, officially establishing the international organization we know as the UN.

So what do our friends at the UN. want for their 66th birthday? They want us to join in a campaign by the UN Population Fund, called 7 Billion Actions. It doesn't cost anything, so head on over and share your story. Why? Because by the end of this month, the world's population will reach 7 billion strong:

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Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She has a master's in social work and a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is married, a mother of two, and a wannabe urban farmer, raising her own chickens and killing most of her vegetable crops.