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Little victims

  • Darren Taylor
Medical experts report about 250,000 South Africans died of AIDS-related sicknesses in 2013. Many were children.
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Children are often the invisible victims of South Africa’s epidemics of infectious illnesses and non-communicable diseases. (Photo by Darren Taylor)
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Children are often the invisible victims of South Africa’s epidemics of infectious illnesses and non-communicable diseases. (Photo by Darren Taylor)

Poor children are often the invisible victims of South Africa’s epidemics of infectious illnesses and non-communicable diseases. “Please don’t let me leave this place. I’ve got nothing to eat at home.” ​(Photo by Darren Taylor)  
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Poor children are often the invisible victims of South Africa’s epidemics of infectious illnesses and non-communicable diseases. “Please don’t let me leave this place. I’ve got nothing to eat at home.” ​(Photo by Darren Taylor)  

Hospice psychologist Cameron Hogg shows off murals in a pastel-filled Wits Hospice playroom. Opposing walls are filled with African elephants lumbering toward a burnt-orange sunset. (Photo by Darren Taylor)  
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Hospice psychologist Cameron Hogg shows off murals in a pastel-filled Wits Hospice playroom. Opposing walls are filled with African elephants lumbering toward a burnt-orange sunset. (Photo by Darren Taylor)
 

In a pediatric ward, a 16-year-old with HIV and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis who battles to talk and to breathe watches television. She plans to become a doctor who will help others. (Photo by Darren Taylor)      
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In a pediatric ward, a 16-year-old with HIV and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis who battles to talk and to breathe watches television. She plans to become a doctor who will help others. (Photo by Darren Taylor)  
 
 

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