AIDS Activist, Author And Policy Advocate Larry Kramer Dies At 84

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AIDS Activist, Author And Policy Advocate Larry Kramer Dies At 84

Author Larry Kramer died on Wednesday at the age of 84.

Kramer's early advocacy for a national response to AIDS in the 1980s helped raise awareness of the disease.

According to CNN, the LGBTQ health pioneer also shaped healthcare policy into the 1990s.

Kramer co-founded the ACT UP movement that made AIDS a national issue.

He died of pneumonia after enduring illness for much of his life, including his own battle with AIDS.


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