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[Quilt Panel for My Buddy]

Description: Photograph of a panel from the AIDS memorial quilt with a dedication that reads, "Rueben came into my life for 3 extremely happy years. I told him early on in our relationship all I wanted was FUN, and that's what I got (more or less). Reuben was the most consistently clever person I have ever met. Reuben was the first person either of us knew to have AIDS. We thought he had the flu 'cause he worked the week before I took him to the hospital early on Monday December 24. He was diagnosed with advanced PCP and died while his STUPID mother watched, 6 days later. Reuben left me with a vacuum that I will probably never fill or as Reuben would say "When McDonald's gets lobster!...""
Date: 1988
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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