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Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

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The Names Project AIDS Candlelight Memorial March, 1992

In 1986, Cleve Jones of San Francisco stitched a quilt panel to memorialize a friend he had lost to AIDS. This began one of the world’s largest memorials for those who died from AIDS. By 1992, the AIDS Memorial Quilt had a panel from each state in the country. By 2012, the quilt had grown to more than 48,000 panels.

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    Whitman-Walker Clinic
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Black and white photograph of a candle burning on a table next to a drawing of planet Earth.