AIDS Conference Under Way in Thailand

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Bo, a volunteer at Thailand's largest AIDS hospice.

Bo arrived at Wat Prabat Nampu, Thailand's largest AIDS hospice, as a dying patient. He recovered his health after taking antiviral drugs and now volunteers at the hospice. Jane Greenhalgh, NPR hide caption

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The International AIDS Conference begins today in Bangkok, Thailand. NPR's Richard Knox visited a hospice that treats AIDS patients in the city. Located in a Buddhist temple, it's the largest AIDS sanctuary in Thailand. There, he met one patient who was left abandoned at the temple by his relatives.



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