I am because we are




Award-winning photojournalist Kristen Ashburn and her book I Am Because We Are takes you on a trip to Malawi, Africa. The book accompanies a film made by Nathan Rissman and Madonna provides an unadulterated portrait of eight children orphaned by AIDS. Life-stories have been added to explain the critical situation of the subjects. An additional series of photographs reveals the cruel reality of the AIDS pandemic in southern Africa. Read the heart-wrenching interviews and the biographies of the Malawian youth and feel the importance of Ubuntu - an African philosophy based on the premise that all of humanity is connected: I Am Because We Are.

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