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Shaddreck Hamakwembo: My Life Continues

This excerpt from a CRS documentary about AIDSRelief, features Shaddreck Hamakwembo, a program beneficiary from Zambia. He tells the story of what his life was like before antiretroviral therapy, and what his life is like now.

World AIDS Day

This video is one of three multimedia features on the CRS World AIDS Day site. The others include a slideshow entitled Living With HIV, and a video from Zambia, entitled Mutinta Kalenga: My Life Continues.


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