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[Valletta, Malta; September 2. Image via Getty]

Four pregnant would-be illegal immigrants wait after being found an Armed forces of Malta patrol boat early on September 2, 2009 in Valletta, Malta. A group of 96 would-be illegal immigrants were rescued in an inflatable dingy some 75 miles of the Italian island of Lampedusa. AFP PHOTO / BEN BORG CARDONA (Photo credit should read BEN BORG CARDONA/AFP/Getty Images)

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How desperate must one be to make this voyage and take that risk at all let alone while pregnant? This photo is arresting.