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  1. Living with AIDS: In Their Own Words

    July 10, 2006 • This year marks the 25th anniversary of the first reported case of AIDS in the United States. In the first of a three-part series exploring the disease's impact at home and abroad, we'll hear from those affected by the disease in their own words.

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  2. AIDS in Kenya: Hunger’s Tragic Link to HIV

    July 11, 2006 • In Kenya's western Suba District, AIDS has ravaged fishing communities up and down Lake Victoria. Women have been hardest hit, and an entire generation of children has been orphaned. The first of a two-part report details why women trade sex for food, and how HIV touches all aspects of life.

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  3. African Women Face Social Battles in AIDS Fight

    July 11, 2006 • Dr. Helene Gayle, president of CARE USA, tells Farai Chideya the women of the developing world cannot protect themselves from AIDS until they're empowered. She argues the response to AIDS has to be culturally sensitive. But it also has to challenge traditions that allow women to be victimized.

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  4. The U.N.’s Role in the AIDS Fight

    July 12, 2006 • The United Nations and international aid groups have made progress fighting AIDS in the developing world, but much is left to be done. Stephen Lewis, the U.N. Secretary-General's special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, talks with Farai Chideya about the epidemic. He is the author of Race Against Time.

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  5. AIDS in Kenya: Glimmers of Hope

    AIDS has devastated the lakeshore communities of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. There are an estimated 650,000 AIDS orphans currently living in Kenya, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS. But amid the devastation there are signs of hope.

    Thanks to a handful of ambitious nonprofit programs, most of the orphans have not been abandoned to their fate. Support groups for women widowed by the virus — who sometimes contract HIV when poverty and hunger force them to trade sex for food — are also finding support among their fellow widows.

    The support groups are crucial, because AIDS still carries a powerful social stigma in Kenyan society — especially for women, who are expected to re-marry after losing a husband, not go to work for themselves. They now have access to programs that teach them a trade, and maybe a livelihood.

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    Dr. Lee is past president of the American Counseling Association and the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development.

    Among other things, Rebecca Daniel-Burke asks the following questions:

    What is the difference between the terms "multiculturalism" and "diversity?" Why is it so important to emphasize cultural differences in counseling? Isn't counseling…counseling? The term "cultural competency" is widely discussed in the multicultural literature. What is it and why is it important? Can counselors from one cultural group really hope to be effective with clients from another cultural group? Where do you see the discipline of multicultural counseling headed in the next decade? Running time: 52:51 Date Recorded: 10/27/09

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  7. Is Faith Delusional, Part 1 of 2 - Ravi Zacharias| IZIM - from Aunt Karen

    Have you ever wondered if God is real or if that’s just a lie we’ve been told? Are people of faith misled or are atheists the ones who have fooled themselves into believing a lie? If Christianity is true, what evidence is there for the belief in God? This week on Let My People Think, Ravi Zacharias shares his three point argument for the existence of God.

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