July 27, 2015


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Big wins in fight against big killer

Young woman sees milestones in battle

Amirah Sequeira of Winnipeg is 23, a Columbia grad, and head of the national student AIDS awareness organization in the US, lobbying in Washington. Now she’s won a Gates Cambridge scholarship, equivalent to a Rhodes. It all started at Earl Grey and Grant Park High, raising awareness of what AIDS was doing to her family’s native Malawi.

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Amirah Sequeira of Winnipeg is 23, a Columbia grad, and head of the national student AIDS awareness organization in the US, lobbying in Washington. Now she’s won a Gates Cambridge scholarship, equivalent to a Rhodes. It all started at Earl Grey and Grant Park High, raising awareness of what AIDS was doing to her family’s native Malawi.

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