The Eastern Maine Aids Network is working on commemorative quilts for a three-da
The Eastern Maine Aids Network is working on commemorative quilts for a three-day display in Bangor in November, culminating in the World Aids Day on December 1. After December, the quilts will head for San Francisco, home base of the national Names Project. The Portland chapter of the project recently closed. There are 827 people diagnosed with AIDS living in Maine, not counting those who are HIV-positive but without AIDS symptoms. More effective combinations of drugs are prolonging the lives of victims, giving the disease a lower profile, but education and research are still vitally necessary. With a look at some of the women who are working on the quilts.
AIDS (Disease), NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Skelton, Kathryn, "The Eastern Maine Aids Network is working on commemorative quilts for a three-da" (1998). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 3251.
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