A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
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- Dr. Anthony Fauci Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH
- Ambassador Eric Goosby ambassador at large and Global Aids Coordinator with the U.S. Department of state, oversees implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), as well as U.S. government engagement with the global fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
- Dr. Peter Mugyenyi One of the world’s foremost specialists in the field of HIV/AIDS, a pediatrician by training, founder and director of Uganda’s Joint Clinical Research Center
- Stephen Lewis Former the Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Co-Director of AIDS-Free World, member of the Board of the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
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