August 25, 2014 - The New York Times.
by Donald G. McNeil Jr.
VERENA, South Africa — A fading roadside ad for Selala Funeral Service here captures what was, until recently, the essence of South Africa's AIDS epidemic: "Tombstones Are Available," it reads. "Buy One, Get One Free."
Not long ago, even places like Verena, a blip on the roadside northeast of Pretoria, supported several funeral parlors.
But in the...