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In 1990, then-journalism grad student Therese Frare captured David Kirby, his body wasted by AIDS, surrounded by anguished family members as he took his last breaths. The haunting image, published by LIFE magazine that November, became the photograph most identified with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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