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    People light candles in the shape of a red ribbon, the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV, in Katmandu, Nepal, Nov. 30, 2011. World AIDS Day is held each Dec. 1 to raise awareness of those suffering from the disease and to remember those who have died from it.
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    Romanian medical students dance during a flash mob to raise awareness of the risk HIV infection at the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, Nov. 30, 2011, the day before World AIDS Day. According to NGOs supporting those infected, more than 10,000 people live with AIDS in Romania but the actual number could be much higher as testing for the infection is not popular among Romanians.
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    President Barack Obama speaks at a World AIDS Day event, Dec. 1, 2011 at George Washington University in Washington.
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    Fidel, 11, right, and Christopher, 3, sit with others during a tea break in the house they share at the Nyumbani Children's Home for children with HIV, in Karen on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 30, 2011. The orphanage cares for over 100 children with HIV whose parents died of the disease and provides them with housing, care, and antiretroviral medicine to stem the progress of the disease.
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    A volunteer wearing in a condom costume poses with others during an AIDS awareness campaign to increase awareness of the sexually-transmitted fatal disease in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 1, 2011.
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    Singer Alicia Keys listens to a speaker during a World AIDS Day event, Dec. 1, 2011 at George Washington University in Washington.
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    Fireworks burst behind the Sydney Opera House, bathed in red light with a figure of two hands, in Sydney, Australia, Nov. 30, 2011, as part of a global campaign to create an AIDS-free generation by 2015. More than 50 landmarks and iconic monuments around the world turn red on Dec. 1, in support of the campaign.
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    Nurses prepare to wear red ribbons during an event to raise public awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention in Chongqing, China, Dec. 1, 2011.
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    President Barack Obama greets Bono and Muhtar Kent, CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, right, after speaking during a World AIDS Day event at George Washington University in Washington, Dec. 1, 2011.
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    Portuguese activists hold hands during a World Aids Day event in Porto, Portugal, Dec. 1, 2011.
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    A man dressed in drag lights a candle for marchers mourning the victims of AIDS, Nov. 30, 2011 in Berlin. Several hundred people, mostly members of the city's gay community, participated in the march the day before World AIDS Day.
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    People light candles to mark World AIDS Day in Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 1, 2011. According to the National Aids Control Program, about 100,000 Pakistanis are living with Aids. This number is most likely underestimated as many patients in Pakistan with HIV don't know they are infected.
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    An activist holding a placard with symbolic red ribbons takes part in a gathering to mark World AIDS Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 1, 2011. More than 1,100 HIV positive cases have been identified in the country between 1987 and the end of September 2011.
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