April 20, 2018
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AIDS Quilt on display

BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Community College is displaying portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt through Friday, Dec. 3, in Mathieu Auditorum at Maine Hall.

Blocks from the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt, which commemorate the lives of individuals lost to AIDS, are on view on the campus off Hogan Road.

The display is free and open to the public.

There is no more powerful way to visually tell the story of HIV/AIDS than with a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, said officials at EMCC.

Established in 1987, the quilt is largest ongoing community folk arts project in the world.

The NAMES Project Foundation, which is the international caretaker of The Quilt — works to preserve, care for and use The AIDS Memorial Quilt to foster healing, advance social justice and inspire action. For more information, visit aidsquilt.org.

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