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Learningsummarytwo.a - Adam Ball American Culture 206 Professor Richard Meisler Learning Summary#2 The second part of this class has been more

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Adam Ball American Culture 206 Professor Richard Meisler 11/29/07 Learning Summary #2 The second part of this class has been more interesting than the first. This is because the first part we mostly just talked about the black and white of the disease, thing such as what is AIDS, how do you get AIDS, and how did the epidemic spread? The second part we have talked a lot more about the real life aspects of the disease. I think we have had more interesting speakers, including a couple doctors, a homosexual former drug addict who has AIDS, and two U of M students who went abroad to Latin America and helped educate pre-teens about safe sex and the dangers of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. All in all the class has been much more vibrant and engaging and more of a joy to attend. We have also had much more interesting student presentations. The two that really stick out in my mind are the presentation on AIDS and Celebrities, and the presentation on AIDS in Athletics. The presentation on AIDS and Celebrities I found particularly moving. They did a highlight on the Live 8 Show which countless huge name bands did concerts all over the world with over 3 million in attendance and billions watching on TV, and it raised millions of dollars to help combat AIDS and poverty across the world. I think the fact that a lot of went to help
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course AMCULT 206 taught by Professor Richardmeisler during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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