Vital Signs: A Deadly Masquerade

By Abigail Zuger|Wednesday, June 01, 1994
My cousin Steve's wedding a few months ago was a lavish affair, and when his sister-in-law Lynnie cornered me by the bar at the end of the reception we were both somewhat the worse for a few glasses of champagne. So I hear you take care of AIDS patients, she said, sipping a refill. But I don't get it. I keep reading that there's nothing to do for them. So what do you actually do? Hold their hands? How can you stand it? In my slightly woozy condition, it seemed tha...

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