Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Cindy Hawkins

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Titles Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Cindy Hawkins
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Cindy Hawkins learned of her HIV infection when her son, Nicholas, was diagnosed with AIDS shortly after birth. Since his death at age three, she has devoted her life to AIDS education and to increasing services to meet the needs of women and children affected by AIDS. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: She discusses the pain of her son's death, the isolation she felt as one of the first women living openly with AIDS in the state, her fears for young women and men, and her belief that Nicholas's short life had a purpose.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
17 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:58:43 running time
Creation Interviewee: Hawkins, Cindy
Interviewer: Fuentes, Venessa
Made in: Crystal, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/28/1995
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.17.4 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'


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