1987 Photo Contest, News Feature, 1st prize

Alon Reininger

Contact Press Images

01 September, 1986

Ken Meeks' (45) skin is marked with lesions caused by AIDS-related Kaposi's Sarcoma. Kenneth Meeks, a member of the board of directors of the Gay Men's Health Crisis, an organisation that assisted AIDS patients, would die several days after this photograph was taken.

About the photographer

Alon Reininger

Alon Reininger (Tel Aviv, Israel, 1947) began his career covering the 1973 Yom Kippur War for UPI. One of the original members of Contact Press Images in 1976, he has followed th...

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