TITLE

AIDS & Me: Hydeia Broadbent's Story

AUTHOR(S)
Mance, Alyson
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Washington Informer;12/9/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 58, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the story of Hydeia Broadbent as an AIDS victim. It states that Broadbent was infected by her crack-addicted mother from birth, and was adopted by a bi-racial couple, Patricia and Loren Broadbent. Broadbent says that she is covered by a state insurance, but considers it as a struggle because she needs to prove why she needs health insurance, and that she has AIDS. She adds that 50% of HIV diagnoses are African Americans but no one seems to care about it.
ACCESSION #
56643377

 

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