A Walk for Life

November 1992
21st Century;Nov92, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p11
The author reflects on AIDS as a medical condition in the U.S. The author cites the event "From All Walks of Life," a walk for a cause, dedicated to all people with AIDS. The author states that it can be prevented but it may take away a life of a person. The author mentions that AIDS is real and it may happen to people who could not take control of it.


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