1993 Photo Contest, Others, Individual awards

Janet Sonnenmair


01 January, 1992

Lorie rushes Miguel to hospital; he had a high fever and was vomiting blood.

Lorie, a nurse, adopted the two sons: Miguel, who was born with AIDS, came to live with her at 10 months of age, and Ma, a crack addict from birth, was just six weeks old when he joined the family. They live life one day at a time, and though Miguel's battle with AIDS is never quite forgotten, they have their daily routine like any other family.

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Janet Sonnenmair

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