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Bloggers Unite For World AIDS Day, the story of one HIV/AIDS victim in my country

world-aids-day-badgeToday is December 1, 2008, and it’s the World AIDS Day. So I’m going to write this post to support the campaign of “Bloggers Unite for World AIDS Day”.

“The campaign of “Bloggers Unite for World AIDS Day”

Several days ago, I got email from The BlogCatalog Team about “Bloggers Unite for World AIDS Day” and also read about it in the website of “Bloggers Unite”

This was what I’ve read in that email and in Bloggers Unite’s website :

On December 1st, bloggers from around the world will unite for World AIDS Day 2008. Worldwide an estimated 33 million people are living with HIV. NIDA and AIDS.gov are working with Bloggers Unite because we value and recognize the power of a voice. Multiply that voice by the thousands and the sound of humanity will echo the blogosphere. HIV/AIDS affects too many in our communities to ignore. Be a part of a growing community of leaders that lift their voices.Together, we can reduce the stigma of this pandemic through our words, voices and actions.

Unlike most campaigns where we hope awareness led to action, this is one campaign where awareness is action! If even just 10 percent of our members get involved, we can reach an estimated 4 million blog readers. And if half of our members participate, we can reach 20 million. And if all bloggers participate, we can reach the entire world.

So, I decided to support that campaign by writing this post.

“The story of one HIV/AIDS’s victim in my country”

I remember watching a talk show about HIV/AIDS in my TV. There was several guests there, but the story of one of the guests keeps on flashing through my mind and I couldn’t forget about it. Here’s her story. Read the rest of this entry »

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