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Attet at longestchain o bracelets willlink counity in ghtagainst HIV/AIDS
A world record may soon be
broken in Guelph. At an event
held on March 15 in the Uni-
versity Centre, Bracelet o Hope
announced plans to break a
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event also eatured guest speak-
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based organization that wasounded in 2005 by local phy-
sician Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik.
he grassroots organization
against AIDS in Lesotho, Arica.he organization sells signaturered and white beaded bracelets
to raise unds and encourage
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to create the longest chain o linked bracelets to break thecurrent world record o 3,799bracelets in one chain. he
beaded bracelets are widely rec-ognized as a symbol o hope and
positivity, and represent unity
in the ongoing ight againstHIV/AIDS. Groups throughout
the city are encouraged to build
chains, and the chains will bebrought together at the World
AIDS Day Celebration on Nov. 30
at the River Run Centre to seei the current record has been
was Dr. Alastair Summerlee,president and vice-chancellor
“I’ve had the privilege o beingin many parts o Arica, and the
to put in, to deal with HIV/AIDS,
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ounder o Bracelet o Hope, also
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Guelph. he campaign is nowabout seven years old. It hashelped establish an HIV/AIDSclinic in Lesotho, saving thou-sands o lives, and it has nowspread its wings into the com-munity, helping to create jobs
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to end the AIDS pandemic inLesotho, and we believe thatGuelph is going to do that. Itseems like a huge goal, but asan HIV/AIDS treating physi-
cian, I understand that we have
the medications now available,
and i we could provide them tothe people in Lesotho, we would
stop the pandemic there,” Za-
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in Solidarity,” painted by Uni-
versity o Guelph art studentShaylah Costello, was present-ed at the event, through theMural o Hope initiative. Part-time undraiser Sian Matwey
way to brighten hospital wait-ing rooms, and has painted 45
murals or charity. Ater an acci-dent, Matwey is unable to paint,
but brought the idea to Brace-
he mural located in the UCrepresents the work the orga-nization has done, as well asraising money that supports
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“We believethat we aregoing to end theAIDS andeicin Lesotho, andwe believe thatGuelh is goingto do that.”