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"AIDS is one of the most important challenges facing the world. The resources of a single government are not enough to address the question of AIDS in each country. You need the collective effort of the entire community. It's a global problem, which has already resulted in millions of people [being] infected; millions of people have died. And it is going to destabilize the social fabric in every country."

Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa
BBC Web site

"Two thousand years after Jesus gave the church the parable of the Good Samaritan, we still are asking the question, 'Who is my neighbor?'

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AIDS: an overview of the challenge
July 22, 2002

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