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By Patricia C. Henderson

Patricia C. Henderson, a South African anthropologist, resided from March 2003 to February 2006 in Okhahlamba, a municipality within the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. during this publication, she recounts her event between this rural inhabitants who lived below the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Spanning a interval that begins prior to antiretrovirals have been on hand to a time whilst those remedies have been eventually used to deal with the unwell, this robust account of a bad illness and the groups which it impacts specializes in the binds among discomfort and kinship in South Africa.

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