The AIDS Memorial Quilt The Quilt visits WCU December 3-6, 2007.

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  • The AIDS Memorial Quilt The Quilt visits WCU December 3-6, 2007
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  • The AIDS Memorial Quilt was founded in 1987 by Cleve Jones to honor and remember people who had died of AIDS in San Francisco. Now it has over 40,000 panels from AIDS victims from all over the world. It helps keep the memories alive and to educate the public about HIV prevention and awareness.
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  • Why do we host the AIDS Memorial Quilt? 40 million people worldwide were living with HIV/AIDS in 2006. 40 million people worldwide were living with HIV/AIDS in 2006. Heterosexual transmission of HIV has increased tenfold since 1985. Heterosexual transmission of HIV has increased tenfold since 1985. More than 25 million have died from AIDS since 1981. More than 25 million have died from AIDS since 1981. Worldwide, 6000 young people (