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The aWake Project: Uniting Against the African AIDS Crisis

By Nelson Thomas, Kate Etrue (Editor), Kate Etue (Compiler), Jenny Eaton (Compiler)

Publisher: W Publishing Group, October 2002
ISBN: 0849944090
MY HERO recommends this book to adult readers.
"Today, this very day, 5,500 Africans will die of AIDS. If this isn't emergency, what is?" -Bono (U2) The aWAKE Project, Second Edition is an updated collection of stories and essays geared toward educating and mobilizing Americans to help with the AIDS crisis in Africa. Action is needed for a continent on which five people die every minute from the deadly AIDS virus. aWAKE stands for: AIDS-Working toward Awareness, Knowledge and Engagement.

Compiled of articles written by significant speakers on the AIDS issue, ranging from Nelson Mandela to Kay Warren, The aWAKE Project provides poignant stories and compelling statistics, encouraging the reader to care and even take action to battle this horrific crisis.

A significant portion of the proceeds from sales of The aWAKE Project will be donated to non-profits helping those in Africa.

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