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by Stefan Kiesbye


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Behind each policy debate over welfare reform, AIDS funding, and hate crime laws are the people struggling with poverty, illness, and discrimination. While the experts cite statistics and employ rhetoric about drug abuse, crime, and child abuse, individuals confront the horrors of addiction and the trauma of victimization.

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ISBN-13: 9780737740288
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 05/30/2008
Series: Social Issues Firsthand Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 103
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword     9
Introduction     12
Testing HIV-Positive
HIV Is Still a Virus That Kills   David Salyer     16
A Pregnant Woman Fights for Her Baby   Kathleen Tyson     21
An African Woman's Quest for Survival   Chatinkha Nkhoma     24
Telling My Friends   Sven     31
I Was Born HIV-Positive   Kaitlyn   Cleo     34
Living with AIDS
My Twenty Years with AIDS   Bruce Garner     39
A Family Copes with AIDS   Lesley   Daniel   Tracey     45
A Support Group for AIDS Caregivers in South Africa   Danna Harman     49
My Life Has Become More Urgent   Paula Peterson     53
Doctors and Activists Speak Out
The AIDS Epidemic and Politics   Gregg Gonsalves     61
Christians Must Reach Out Without Bias   Amanda Grier     68
Combating the AIDS Epidemic in India   Scott Baldauf     74
A Practitioner's Perspective on AIDS   Alice Rosenberg$dinterviewed by Ken Adelman     77
The Past, Present, and Future of AIDS Research   Robert Gallo$dintervieewed by Jonathan Bor     85
Organizations to Contact     90
For Further Research     95
Index     99

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