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Voices of hope: stories from communities affected by HIV and AIDS
Gift of life - Treatment access: Nomalunga's story
Don McCullin/Christian Aid

When Nomalunga was photographed in 2000, she was just 22 and her daughter, Zikhona, was only nine months old.

"I was so sick then, I thought I would die. I didn't know there were different stages in this disease and I thought once you had it you died very soon."

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