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Nigel Barker's New Documentary "A Generation Free" Gives Hope For The Future

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Last night, I headed downtown to catch a private screening of Nigel Barker’s new film “A Generation Free.” This powerful 45-minute documentary examines how the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is helping put an end to pediatric AIDS in 17 countries through the world.

Barker and his crew traveled to Tanzania and visited Foundation-supported health clinics where HIV-positive mothers and toddlers were getting the care and support necessary to lead healthy, stable lives.

In the film, Barker explains:

“Two-thirds of HIV-positive pregnant woman worldwide do not receive the services they need to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies, resulting in more than a thousand babies being infected with HIV every single day. Of those children, half will die before their second birthday, if left untreated.”

As Thanksgiving approaches and we begin to evaluate the many blessings in our lives, it’s imperative that we do not forget those who are so often forgotten. The easy choice is to turn away. The easy choice is to say, “It’s too hard. It’s too expensive. It can’t be done.” But the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is proving that it can and must be done.

As author Edward Everett Hale once said, “I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”

I urge you to watch this important film and visit PEDAids.org/jointhemoment to find out how you can get involved.

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