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UNICEF: AIDS Now Top Killer of Africa’s Teens

As a child in Cameroon, Mani Djelassem never knew why she was constantly falling ill. It was only after her mother died that her father told her: she was born with HIV. "I was very sad when I learned," she said. "I didn’t know what to do. I used to lock myself in the house." When she ventured outside, she said, "people were telling me nasty things."   Now 17, Mani says she is no longer ashamed -- and in light of alarming new statistics on adolescent...

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