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‘SNL’ Nails Important Point About Aid Programs In Africa With Spot-On, Hilarious Sketch | #OYRchallenge


In last Saturday’s show, during a sketch called “39 cents,” the late-night comedy group took aim at Western charities that collect donations for Africa, lampooning them via a character named Charles Daniels, who serves as a generic stand-in for celebrity figureheads the world over.

“Hello, I’m Charles Daniels,” opens Bill Hader, the actor who plays the character in the skit, as soft piano music plays in the background. “For years we’ve been taking you to villages like this, and showing you the heartbreak of families whose only mistake was being born poor.”

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