South African township mother adopted AIDS orphans : News Photo

South African township mother adopted AIDS orphans

TSHEPISONG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 28: Olga Thimbela sits on the sofa in the livingroom of her shack, on May 28, 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 five biological children and her adopted children. 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 28: Olga Thimbela sits on the sofa in the livingroom of her shack, on May 28, 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 five biological children and her adopted children. 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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Olga Thimbela sits on the sofa in the livingroom of her shack on May... News Photo 170384681Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Human Interest,Living Room,Shack,Sitting,Social Issues,Sofa,South AfricaPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2013 The Christian Science MonitorTSHEPISONG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 28: Olga Thimbela sits on the sofa in the livingroom of her shack, on May 28, 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 five biological children and her adopted children. 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)