Still Carrying the AIDS Burden

Still carrying the AIDS burden

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WASHINGTON ( – “Black America has a serious problem with HIV,” said Dr, Gregory Pappas, M.D., Ph.D., senior deputy director of the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Administration of the D.C. Dept. of Health, told delegates at the …
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Mo. woman facing immigration oversight heads to DC

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — An English-born Missouri woman whose uncertain immigration status could mean a permanent return to her birthplace will seek help from politicians and immigration officials in Washington. Lauren Gray, of Trenton, turns 21 in early …
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Ohio teen played major role in HS drug ring

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Staffers for embattled District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray have sought the advice of a crisis-management expert who advised Monica Lewinsky and inspired the television drama "Scandal."More >> … Sandusky shower abuse victim to sue Penn State …
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Kole Hansen, Risen from the Ashes, Return from drug abuse – ane Doe was dumped at a hospital emergency room after a drug overdose in 2000. After awakening Kole realized she had to turn her life around. By 18 Kole was competing at Miss Teen Usa and running the Olympic Torch. By 19 she was signed and moved to the big apple with her miniature pinscher, Bee. After 4 years in the NYC Kole returned to Utah in hopes of finding herself. Kole’s inspiring story has led her around the world as a guest of the United Nations, military chapters, national talk shows and universities as a speaker. In 2010 Kole was asked to speak at the Politics Online Conference in DC alongside John King (CNN), Nic Adler (The Roxy), Brad Hunstable (, Whurley (Chaotic Moon Studios) and David Almacy (former internet director for the Whitehouse) to name a few. Kole now resides in Austin, Texas, where her unique blues/folk sound has found a home in the country’s acclaimed Live Music Capital. In 2011 Kole finished penning her first book “Someone Save Me, my story, my struggle” set to release in July. The book dives in to her dark past before the drugs found their way into her life. When asked why she wrote the book she expressed her need to connect to others and maybe her path of self discovery will help others in theirs. Upon completion the book was less about an addiction to drugs and more about the path she kept carving out to be miserable. Kole says she hopes everyone can relate to her story whether they struggled with addiction or not. “Everyone has


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