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J. Howard

Madonna’s charity, Raising Malawi helps to launch the new book I Am Because We Are (PowerHouse Books, $49.95) , an online auction on April 2nd to benefit children in Malawi, a country of only 13 million people, yet home to over 1 million AIDS orphans. I Am Because We Are, is a poignant new book of images and testimonials of AIDS orphans and their families by award-winning photojournalist Kristen Ashburn. The book features images taken by Ashburn for Madonna’s feature documentary of the same name as well as her work documenting the pandemic throughout southern Africa over the last decade. All author proceeds from the book sales and the auction will go to Raising Malawi and The Raising Malawi Academy for Girls.

An April 2nd book launch event at PowerHouse Arena in Dumbo, Brooklyn, will kick-off the book and online auction, which will include a number of one-of-a-kind items contributed by Madonna and her inner circle. The bidding begins April 2 on ebay and remains open to a global audience through April 12: .

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