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Global Activism: Africa's First High School for AIDS Orphans

Over one million people live in Nairobi Kenya's squatter community of Kimbera.

Of those who live there, more than 30,000 are AIDS orphans.

Father Terry Charlton is the founder of St. Aloysius Gonzaga High School in the Kimbera slums. 

It's Africa's first high school for AIDS orphans.

Father Charlton explained how he got to Kenya.

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