TITLE

Healing From Within

AUTHOR(S)
Eno, Fred A.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
WE Magazine;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Pernessa C. Seele, chief executive officer of the Balm in Gilead, a nonprofit counseling and advocacy group for people with AIDS. Professional background; Contributions to AIDS prevention and awareness programs; Award received.
ACCESSION #
2456123

 

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