Laughter can be known as the best medicine, although when someone is dealing with a life threatening illness it can be hard to laugh and connect with others. Children, who seem to be constantly laughing, are too often struck victim with HIV and AIDS in South Africa and other third world countries. A survey was conducted in 2012, and it showed that more than 410,000 children, between the ages of zero to fourteen, have the disease ("HIV & AIDS in South Africa"). In South Afri...
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...Epstein would like to prescribe is much needed in South Africa, where no one speaks of the HIV epidemic. Even with the efforts of LoveLife, there was still a lack of communication between the general communities. Her theory of social cohesion has been proven true by Uganda, where the people continue to strive, even with their difficult problems. Both Dr. Hallward and Dr. Epstein have made valid points in diminishing one’s shame, though just sharing one’s story of shame will not create a community welcome to open discussion on the open topic. Much more work must be done than just sharing experiences in order to create the bond that is needed for social cohesion. Unfortunately the world has always had horrid diseases, and appears as if it always will, although there are plenty of others who go through the same thing, so no one has to go fight any battle by themselves.
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