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Introducing: The Log Books: "Please Be Gentle"

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In commemoration of World AIDS Day, MGH host Eric Marcus introduces a poignant episode about the early years of the AIDS crisis from The Log Books, an award-winning documentary podcast that tells untold stories from Britain’s LGBTQ history.  Subscribe to The Log Books wherever you get your podcasts, or visit www.thelogbooks.org. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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