World AIDS Day

Inspiring morning watching the ONE Campaign World AIDS Day activities.

Reading Bono’s Op/Ed piece in the New York Times.  Here’s an arresting excerpt:

It was the look in their eyes when the nurses gave them the diagnosis — H.I.V.-positive — then said there was no treatment. I saw no anger in their expression. No protest. If anything, just a sort of acquiescence.

The anger came from the nurses, who knew there really was a treatment — just not for poor people in poor countries. They saw the absurdity in the fact that an accident of geography would deny their patients the two little pills a day that could save their lives.

We’ve come so far, particularly in this past decade.  Now it’s time to end it.

What a way to start advent.  Come Lord Jesus.

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