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AIDS quilt on display at Sauk

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 10:58 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 3:36 p.m. CDT

Sauk Valley Community College students walk through the east mall at the school, where three panels of the celebrated AIDS quilt was on display Wednesday. The quilt was started in 1987 by a group in San Francisco. In its entirety, it weighs 54 tons, is more than 1.3 million square feet, and bears the names of more than 94,000 people who died from AIDS. The exhibit will be on display through today and is free and open to the public.

 

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