Ryan White

To mark World Aids Day Louise Hidalgo reports on the story of Ryan White.

He was a haemophiliac who was banned from school after testing HIV positive.

His death from Aids, changed attitudes towards the disease in the USA.

PHOTO: Associated Press

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