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    Thozama, who lost her mother to AIDS, talks to ABC News' David Muir at her school outside Johannesburg, South Africa. The president of South Africa announced on World Aids Day, Dec. 1, 2009, that the country would treat all HIV-positive babies, and would expand treatment for women who are pregnant and HIV-positive.
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    Teenagers Thozamele and Thozama, and their two younger sisters were orphaned when their mother died of AIDS three years ago. UNAIDS estimates that 14.1 million children in sub-Saharan Africa lost one or both parents to AIDS last year.
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    The long walk to school in Kya Sand, outside Johannesburg, for four children orphaned when their mother died of AIDS. Thozama hopes to become a social worker, and Thozamele wants to be a pilot.
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    The small shack made of brick where Thozama, Thozamele, and their two younger sisters live in Kya Sand, a suburb of Johannesburg. They live without power or running water.
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    A group of young children dance for the camera in Kya Sand, a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.
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    The U.S. pledged $120 million for AIDS treatment to help South Africa. South Africa has a population of about 50 million with an estimated 5.7 million infected with HIV, more than any other country in the world.
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    The small passageways between the shacks in the Kya Sand shantytown outside Johannesburg, South Africa.
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