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Guatemala gives shelter to orphans with HIV
More than 60 infected children escape discrimination in orphanage dedicated to their needs.
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 12:58

In Guatemala, people suffering from HIV and AIDS face a lifetime of shame and prejudice.

Now, thanks to a new home for afflicted children, more than 60 orphans are on the path to a better future.

Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from Guatemala.

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