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Alicia in Africa: A Journey To The Motherland

So Finally!

The movie we have all been waiting for : "Alicia in Africa, A Journey to the Motherland"

This movie is like other movies in so many ways...it delivers a message, and has an objective. But it is also soooo different from all the other movies in that it is the potential vector of change with regards to HIV/AIDS and medication access for the African continent. You want reality TV or some genuity? It doesn't get any realer than this. The unique thing about this 45-minute movie is it is ABSOLUTELY FREE! You can watch it online, for no charge at all!!!! Plus, there are download options for people in the US and Canada. Here's the movie trailer:



Even though I am aware of the stats concerning HIV/AIDS, I couldn't help but shed my way through most of the real-life stories in this movie. And if that's what you feel when you watch this movie, then embrace it, and after you're done watching it, remember how you felt and pass it on "Start a Virus to Stop …

Poetry/Prose: Breathe

Another season is coming to an end, and with it another period begins
It’s always a bittersweet moment, arriving at that juncture of culminations and new beginnings
Memories of both the good and the bad flood in and seemingly overwhelm you
The kiss of a smile might grace your lips or the sorrow of a sigh might escape your throat But when all is said and done, you come up for air again, and like you have always done, you inhale… and then exhale
Breathe
Love is the most worthy of all things known to man, and it’s probably the hardest to do, accept or feel If pain is love and love is pain, then pain cannot be totally bad, now can it? For it lets you know that what you currently are is not who you want to be And it’s always great to hear some truth once in a while And it’s at that apex, while you watch dumbfounded and spell bound, that the pain you’ve known transforms itself into what it was all along…Love And when all is said and done, you come up for air again, and like you’ve always done, you …