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Faces of the Pacific


"Silence Is Our Culture"...or Was
The opening of the Pacific Resource and Training Center in Guam to address HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections throughout the U.S. territories was a landmark on what Alexis "Al" Silveiro calls the path to break a culture of silence. ...more

Minorities Take Minorities' Health into Their Own
She was really sick, nobody knew what it was, but she and her family finally did...and kept it secret. In February 2006, her family managed to send her home where she died a few months later. She was a Chuukese living in Guam. But her story is hardly unique. ...more

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