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Photos of the First AIDS Hospice Center Tell a Story of Struggle and Resilience
[From Mother Jones, Gabrielle Canon, Saul Bromberger and Sandra Hoover, Dec 1, 2014] Light filtered in through shaded windows, casting shadows over Larry Hawkins’ bed. His room was often kept dark. In the final throes of his battle with AIDS, he was sensitive to brightness. There was just enough light for photographers Saul Bromberger and Sandy Hoover to take his portrait. It would be one of many they took to capture the devastation of the AIDS epidemic and the resilience of its victims.