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08/04/1992 Arthur Ashe announces he has AIDS

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Arthur Ashe Announces He Has Aids | BIO Shorts | Biography

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Remembering Arthur Ashe

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BBC - Arthur Ashe: More Than a Champion (2015)

Ashe publicly announced his illness and began working to educate others about HIV and AIDS. He founded the Arthur Ashe Foundation for the Defeat of AIDS and the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health before his death from AIDS-related pneumonia at age 49. In 1993, Ashe was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the United States President Bill Clinton.
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