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Elizabeth Glaser

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Born Nov 11, 1947

Elizabeth Glaser, née Meyer, was a major American AIDS activist and child advocate married to actor and director Paul Michael Glaser. She contracted HIV very early in the modern AIDS epidemic after receiving an HIV-contaminated blood transfusion in 1981 while giving birth. Like other HIV-infected mothers, Glaser unknowingly passed the virus to her infant daughter, Ariel, through breastfeeding.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on November 11, 1947.

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1981 33 Years Old Elizabeth Glaser, born Elizabeth Meyer, (-), was a major American AIDS activist and child advocate married to actor and director Paul Michael Glaser. She contracted HIV very early in the modern AIDS epidemic after receiving an HIV-contaminated blood transfusion in 1981 while giving birth. … Read More
1987 39 Years Old Early in 1987, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finally approved AZT as an effective drug to extend the lives of AIDS patients, but the approval only extended to adults. … Read More

FORTIES

1988 40 Years Old Mourning the loss of her daughter and determined to save her surviving child, Jake, along with other HIV-positive children, Glaser co-founded the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in 1988. … Read More
1994 47 Years Old Before her death in 1994, Glaser entered the national spotlight as a speaker at the 1992 Democratic National Convention. … Read More
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