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Working with Persons with AIDS.

Heshie Zinman is a "buddy" who helps "PWAs," or Persons with AIDS, many of whom are unemployed and/or without health insurance, and who are often rejected by their families and others in society. Buddies help PWAS by doing everything from housecleaning, filling out medical forms, advocating for the person, to listening to their fears. He joins the show to discuss his work organizing on behalf of PWAs.

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Other segments from the episode on February 20, 1986

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 20, 1986: Interview with Anonymous; Interview with Heshie Zinman; Interview with Dr. John Turner, Dr. Robert Sharrar, and Roger Stevens, Part 1.

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