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TERRIFIC, Inc. Celebrates the Life and Legacy of
In 1989 First Lady Barbara Bush visited TERRIFIC, Inc.'s Grandma's House a
“first-in-the-nation,” international residential prototype for abused, neglected children, and families living with HIV/AIDS.
At that time HIV infection was a death sentence, people were afraid of the AIDS epidemic. With the gentle hug of a child with AIDS she dispelled the stigma and fears the disease could be transferred simply through touch.