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Eight lives changed by Twitter

Published On: Mar 21 2013 02:22:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Dec 26 2013 01:43:23 PM CST

An offensive tweet about AIDS in Africa created a firestorm over the weekend and ultimately cost public relations executive Justine Sacco her job. Check out eight lives changed by the popular microblogging site.

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To read more about Twitter and the people whose lives it has changed, go to CNN.com.

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