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Stars back online after raising $1M for AIDS

December 7, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Celebrities are back online after quitting the Web in efforts to raise funds for families coping with HIV and AIDS.In the last week of November, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and other famous faces stopped using all forms of Internet-based communication, saying they would not return until $1 million was raised.

The money is for a charity founded by Keys which supports families affected by HIV and AIDS in Africa and India.

The effort proved successful.

Monday, the celebrities received enough donations from their fans and a philanthropist to get back online.