Pandemic Redux: Kansas City Remembers World AIDS Day

Global health threats didn't begin in 2020.

In fact . . . Many locals have been confronting a devastating pandemic since the 80s.

Here's a worthwhile remembrance and hope that more local stations will pick up this kind of story today:

Thursday, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day, remembering those who died. The AIDS Service Foundation Kansas City reports more than a million people are living with AIDS, and 25% aren't aware they have it.

This day serves as a reminder of why he works to raise awareness of AIDS prevention and the resources available in Kansas City.

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A list of lives lost: Kansas City man remembers late friends on World AIDS Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On a small piece of paper, Russell Petry wrote down the names of 19 friends. "We laughed, we joked, we teased each other," Petry said. "And we would take the UNO cards and take two decks, and we had a lot of Wild cards."