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What an eye opener! My mother was a recipient of the plasma that was distributed in 1983. My family had no idea that ADC meant Arkansas Department of Corrections. We were told that she had contracted HIV after she died two years later at the age of twenty-seven and the staff at the hospital in Little Rock could not explain why. I guess now I know why.


Chasity Mahan
Farmington, AR