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AIDS Memorial Quilt History

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2020 / 40 stories

40 years of memorial, survivorship and stories of AIDS

“Thousands of people have died in San Francisco, millions in the world. The point of the National AIDS Memorial Grove is to remember them, one at a time.”

- Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

READING OF NAMES

Nancy Pelosi announces Quilt Moving to San Francisco, November 2019 watch now

QUILT MOVES TO SAN FRANCISO

Nancy Pelosi announces Quilt Moving to San Francisco, November 2019 watch now

HISTORY OF THE QUILT

Conceived in 1985 by long-time San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones - learn more

2020 / 40 STORIES

40 years of stories from the pandemic – the lives lost, the heroes, the survivors - see the stories

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