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Aids Heroes

Austin Gutwein
founded Hoops of Hope.

Bono (Paul Hewson)
is a musician, advocate for AIDS victims and a humanitarian.

Brryan Jackson
inspires others with his courage, positive attitude and selflessness in his fight against HIV.

Clara Hale
was foster mother and founder of the Hale House.

Daphna Ziman
founded Children Uniting Nations.

David D. Ho
discovered a successful way to treat people with AIDS.

Dr. Mark Jacobson
works with AIDS patients in Tanzania.

Dr. Zeda Rosenberg
is working to protect women from HIV/AIDS.

Elizabeth Glaser
created the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Fati Kirakoya
is a researcher committed to finding solutions to end HIV/AIDS.

Florence Ngobeni
is an HIV/AIDS educator and Ambassador for the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Gao Yaojie
is medical doctor, AIDS activist and exile from China.

Gertrude B. Elion
developed the AIDS drug, AZT

Helene Gayle
is one of the leading authorities on AIDS research.
by Geeta Malik

Moses Zulu
established Children's Town in Zambia to teach AIDS orphans life skills.

Mother Mary
helps Senegalese children and mothers with HIV/AIDS.

Nathaniel Dunigan
creates hope for Ugandan orphans with HIV/AIDS.

Nkosi Johnson
was an orphan infected by HIV who spoke out on behalf of children with AIDS.

Philly Bongole Lutaaya
was the first Ugandan to put a human face on AIDS.

Princess Diana
passionately campaigned for victims of AIDS, leprosy, homelessness and against land mines.

Ryan White
devoted his life to educating the public about AIDS.

Sinikethemba Choir
uses music to break the silence about AIDS.

Sir Elton John
is a successful musician who is also a champion of LGBT and AIDS issues.

Stephen Lewis
is a former UN Special Envoy in Africa, established his own AIDS foundation.

Thembi Ngubane
offered hope to others living with HIV/AIDS.

World Aids Day
was created to educate the world about AIDS.


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