Memorial Quilt on display at Delta College to mark World AIDS Day

December 2, 2014 1:55 AM

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FRANKENLUST TOWNSHIP, MI — Sections from the AIDS Memorial Quilt rested quietly across the floor of Delta College's Pioneer Gymnasium on Monday, representing nearly 50 people who died after a battle with the disease.

For organizers, the "living tribute" to HIV/AIDS victims was both an observation of World AIDS Day and a message to young attendees that the disease is a real danger — often closer to our lives than we think.

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