Ryan White

Ryan White

When a 13-year-old boy named Ryan White got AIDS from a blood donor in 1984, he was banned from returning to school by a petition signed by 117 parents. An auction was held to keep him out, a newspaper supporting him got death threats, and his family left town when a bullet was fired through their window.

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