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AIDS in Africa: Up-Close and Personal

Africa is dying. Americans are luxuriously distant from that, sitting in their easy chairs, watching TV ads that assert "AIDS is a great plague upon humanity that has already claimed the lives of over 21 million people." AIDS is rather different for me. It's personal, and about this I don't have a choice. My parents moved the family to Ethiopia when I was seven years old. There, I have seen the staggering statistics as actual, very real people staggering towards…
Becca Morrison
February 15, 2003