Part III: Answering the call to serve

October 14, 2008 

HopeHealth prevention specialist Pam Brantley brings her supply cart with her as she walks through neighborhoods in Florence looking for people who want free condoms and information about HIV/AIDS.


Dr. Robert Ball lost his medical practice after treating people with HIV/AIDS in South Carolina.

Dr. Alfred Burnside spent his own money to help patients with HIV/AIDS.

Hairdresser DiAna DiAna put her business at risk to educate people about HIV prevention.

Pam Brantley puts herself at personal risk on some of South Carolina’s back streets to distribute condoms and fight the spread of HIV.

Selflessness and sacrifice have benefited thousands of South Carolinians desperate for care and services.

In this third part of The State's “Witnesses to an Epidemic” series, staff writer Czerne M. Reid and photographer C. Aluka Berry document how individuals are making a difference.

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