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As funding is cut, rising number of women with AIDS try to stay afloat

Article from HIV Conference in City Weekly section of Boston Globe (4/27/03)

Saving Madeline
As funding is cut, rising number of women with AIDS try to stay afloat

By Jeff Lemberg, Globe Correspondent, 4/27/2003

Twelve pills and three bottles of baby formula a day. They are the onlyconstants these days for Madeline Gonzalez, a single mother with HIV.
Unemployed and dependent on state welfare, Gonzalez, 30, spends every day caring for her 11-month-old son, Robert, and counting the minutes until his father is released from prison. Read more