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Lonely life of a six-year-old HIV orphan

11-11-2010 14:12 BJT

Nicknamed Along, the young boy carries firewood home down a mountain path in
Niucheping village of Liuzhou city in Southwest China’s Guangxi Zhuang
autonomous region, Nov 3, 2010. The six-year-old HIV-positive child has been
collecting wood to support himself since both of his parents died from the deadly
virus. He receives 70 yuan of subsistence allowance per month from the local
civil bureau plus periodical material supplies from kindhearted people, but he still
lives alone without a guardian.[Photo/CFP]

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