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AIDS / Ray Brothers #111005

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.

(Arcadia, Florida: Mark Potter) Sec. and low attendance accompanying first day of school for Richard, Robert and Randy Ray brothers, hemophiliacs who test positive for AIDS antibodies, after parents of other students and the school system tried legally to keep them out noted; details given, scenes shown. [MAN - doesn't want boys in school.] Background to situation reviewed. [Louise RAY - will fight for sons' opportunity for normal life, education] [PARENTS - explain bringing children to school today.] Concern of Clifford and Louise Ray for boys' emotional well-being noted.

Reporter(s):
Potter, Mark;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:01:50

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