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Unformatted text preview: Pierce 1 Kortney Pierce Lilly Johnson CommSkills 1015 October 31, 2007 AIDS vs. Cancer During the book Love in the driest season , I learned that AIDS was a major epidemic in Africa. Many people had contracted this disease and did not have the slightest idea that they were infected. I have dealt with a similar case. Cancer is closely related to AIDS in that it is also a disease that is difficult to treat because many people do not know they have it until it is too late. I am able to relate to this book because I have went through similar problems as Mr. Tucker, spent much money on helping out a family member with a disease, and contributed in helping with similar cases and other organizations to better the lives of others. One way in which I can relate to Neely Tucker is through his feelings. When Neely Tucker feels guilty that if it were for him, and not his wife Vita, he would have let Chipo die. He says “There are defining moments in your life, in which your measure is taken for good and you...
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