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Paper memories
Varlito, at home, spreads out photographs of his late parents.

comments from website visitors:

This brings tears to my eyes. So many people have only the paper memory of a photograph to tell their history. Seeing it in the hands of a child needs to focus us all to do something to prevent this preventable disease.
Faith
Mentone, CA
Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:34PM

I am deeply moved by this powerful image by its pictorial simplicity which conveys a story of such complex emotions. Is there any way one can obtain a print?
Susan Rennie
Venice, CA
Posted Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:29AM

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author of this photograph:

Joaquim
Maputo project participant

people in this photograph:

Varlito
Maputo project participant

publication details:

Posted 3:44PM on Thursday, August 16, 2007 Pacific Time


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Disclosing my HIV status was the biggest difficulty of my life. My mother has lost so many people to the virus and always said that she didn't want any of her children to have this disease.
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