Depressing News in the AIDS Fight

Only a few years ago, experts were increasingly optimistic about the fight against AIDS, as retroviral drugs were cheaper and awareness seemed to be rising. But this story chronicles the difficulties with the fight against AIDS in Uganda.
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iHobo App

A UK-based group trying to raise awareness about the plight of homelessness has released the iHobo app, which is basically a Tamagotchi with a social conscience according to reports. You are given a homeless man to feed, give money to and provide a warm place to sleep.
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Baby Survives Botched Abortion for Two Days

The abortion debate in Italy has been reignited by the story of a baby that was found still alive after a botched abortion. A priest who went to pray with the baby’s body 20 hours after the abortion found the infant still alive. The baby lived for two more days.
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Digging for Hope in Haiti

Kirk Noonan of Convoy of Hope writes about how an experience of doubting a Haitian man’s ability to successfully dig a well in an arid region relates to the organization’s mission.
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