Sunday, June 5, 2011

Face of death

Sometimes a simple picture can tell more than a story itself. This photo from November, 1990 showed an AIDS sufferer (David Kirby), whose body had wasted away as a result of the disease. More terrifying is the look of anguish captured on the faces of his family members. The image was captured by Therese Frare, who was a Grad student at the time. The HIV virus was discovered by scientists exactly 30 years ago. Activists say this is the photo that brought AIDS home to many Americans...

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