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Novelist Courtney Sheinmel on kids and AIDS
Behind the Book
Behind the Book: Positively
Behind the Book with Courtney Sheinmel
I started working on this book nearly nineteen years ago—I just didn’t know it at the time.
In February of 1991, when I was thirteen years old, I read an article in People Magazine about a woman named Elizabeth Glaser. She was infected with HIV and had unknowingly passed the virus onto her two children. Her daughter died in 1988, at the age of seven. Elizabeth was determined to save the life of her then four-year-old