South African township mother adopted AIDS orphans : News Photo

South African township mother adopted AIDS orphans

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TSHEPISONG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 26: Neo sits on a sofa in the livingroom of Olga Thimbela's shack and eats lunch, on May 26, 2013 in Tshepisong, South Africa. Olga, who lives in a township, adopted six AIDS orphans after two members of her family died. She struggles to feed and care for her own and her adopted children. Neo is Olga's biological child. The AIDS crisis here and in other parts of Africa has left behind many orphans. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
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TSHEPISONG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 26: Neo sits on a sofa in the livingroom of Olga Thimbela's shack and eats lunch, on May 26, 2013 in Tshepisong, South Africa. Olga, who lives in a township, adopted six AIDS orphans after two members of her family died. She struggles to feed and care for her own and her adopted children. Neo is Olga's biological child. The AIDS crisis here and in other parts of Africa has left behind many orphans. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
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Neo sits on a sofa in the livingroom of Olga Thimbela's shack and... News Photo 170384432Food and Drink,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Human Interest,Living Room,Lunch,Olga Thimbela,Shack,Sitting,Social Issues,Sofa,South Africa,Styles,TSHEPISONGPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2013 The Christian Science MonitorTSHEPISONG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 26: Neo sits on a sofa in the livingroom of Olga Thimbela's shack and eats lunch, on May 26, 2013 in Tshepisong, South Africa. Olga, who lives in a township, adopted six AIDS orphans after two members of her family died. She struggles to feed and care for her own and her adopted children. Neo is Olga's biological child. The AIDS crisis here and in other parts of Africa has left behind many orphans. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)