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Florida: Alicia Keys Is On a Mission

May 23, 2008

As Alicia Keys releases her latest album, "As I Am," the singer is also working to help raise money for AIDS through Keep A Child Alive. The organization provides medicines, support, and orphan care to families affected by HIV/AIDS, and it has established 14 clinical and orphan care sites in seven countries. Before Sunday's concert in Miami, fans will get to preview Keys' new documentary, "Alicia in Africa: Journey to the Motherland," which is about communities battling HIV/AIDS in South Africa, Kenya, and Uganda. She is also asking fans to make a $5 donation to Keep A Child Alive by texting the word "Alive" to 90999. The film can also be seen online at

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Adapted from:
Miami Herald
05.23.2008; Audra D.S. Burch

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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