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Ashamed to Die
Reviewed on January 18, 2012 by The Atlantic featured an excerpt from Andrew Skerritt's Ashamed to Die: Silence Denial and the AIDS Epidemic in the South. "Little did he know that fateful doctor-patient encounter in St. Francis Hospital on that spring day would turn his comfortable, white, middle-class world upside down..."

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Ashamed to Die
Reviewed on September 1, 2011 by Kirkus Reviews

"In this powerful debut, Skerritt (Journalism/Florida A&M Univ.) uses the stories of African-Americans living in an impoverished South Carolina community to reveal the hidden scourge of HIV/AIDS throughout South...The author makes a strong case that the shame is not with the dying but with those who turn away from the reality of this epidemic."

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