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NPR's "All Things Considered" Profiles Poet's Life, Work on Living With HIV/AIDS

January 4, 2006

NPR's "All Things Considered" on Tuesday profiled the life of Tory Dent, who died on Friday at age 47, wrote poetry about her experience of living with HIV/AIDS. Dent was HIV-positive for 17 years, and during that time, she published three volumes of poetry, including "HIV, Mon Amour" and "Black Milk." The segment includes comments from Adrienne Rich, poet and friend of Dent's, as well as readings by Rich of Dent's work and audio excerpts of previous radio interviews with Dent (Norris, "All Things Considered," NPR, 1/3).

The complete segment is available online in RealPlayer. An excerpt of Dent's poetry is available online.

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Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv. The Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report is published for kaisernetwork.org, a free service of the Kaiser Family Foundation, by The Advisory Board Company. © 2006 by The Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.



  
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