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The Nation

September 23, 1985

Parents afraid that their children might be contaminated by an AIDS-stricken second-grader marched on City Hall in New York as officials called for increased federal funding to help end the spread of the disease. The furor surrounding a decision by a Board of Education panel to allow a 7-year-old girl diagnosed as having AIDS to attend school continued to fester, with 50 Queens parents marching on City Hall hoisting placards and chanting protest slogans.

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