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Rosa Lee Cunningham; Subject of Pulitzer-Winning Series

July 15, 1995

Rosa Lee Cunningham, 58, the subject of a Pulitzer Prize-winning series by the Washington Post on her life of poverty, drug abuse and petty crime. The Post won the Pulitzer for an eight-part series last year in which Miss Cunningham revealed herself as a thief who introduced her grandson to shoplifting, sold and used drugs and worked as a prostitute. Her story also was the focus of an hourlong TV documentary on the PBS "Frontline" series in May. In Washington on July 7 of the complications of AIDS.

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