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Cecilia

13-year-old Cecilia lives with her grandmother and older brother; their parents died of AIDS when Cecilia was very young. Her brother, Serge, runs a small business, providing the family with some income. Contributions from Reencontro also help make ends meet.

Cecilia loves school. She walks 30 minutes each way to school every day and hopes to be a director of a school when she grows up. Many of her concerns are with her family and home because the roof of the house leaks when it rains and she worries about her grandmotherís health, as she has problems with her legs.


comments from website visitors:

Your pictures are incredible!!! It's wonderful to learn about your country, and the people. Keep up the great work!!! I especially like Sun and shade, a great picture!!
karen
Canada
Comment left 6:45PM on Saturday, August 11, 2007

Cecilia: I think that Sun and Shade and Rolling are terrific phots! I wish I could meet all of the people you've captured here! Keep up the good work! /ejs
elise atearthlinkdotnet
Memphis TN
Comment left 11:02AM on Thursday, August 09, 2007

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The light through the window
Cecilia

Girl
Cecilia

Children at a market
Cecilia

Resting
Cecilia

Sun and shade
Cecilia

Drinking water
Cecilia

Rolling
Cecilia

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Double check time
Eugene Ahn

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Inocencia

Cecilia at home
Inocencia

Steady hand
Lynn Warshafsky

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My man is a great man...he found me with three children and he supports me and my three children..he's HIV negative and he accepts me the way I am.
Pumla File
Cape Town project participant


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