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Transcript of a page from Taking Turns: True Stories from HIV/AIDS Unit 371

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The next day, every trace of evidence that Tim had lived and died in that room was gone.

[Center panel]

[Voice over intercom] MK, Dr. Blatt is on the phone for you.

[Bottom left panel]

[Dr. Blatt] You were a good friend to Tim.

[MK] Thanks.

[Dr. Blatt] Are you ok?

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[MK] I’m here, and I’m remembering what Rosa t old me—that when we lose someone, we turn around and there’s somebody else who needs us.