Ryan White

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Birthday
6, 1971
Birthplace
Kokomo, IN
Death Date
Apr 8, 1990 (18)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1971
Birthplace
Kokomo, IN
Death Date
Apr 8, 1990 (18)

About

Teenager who became the reluctant poster boy for the HIV and AIDS movement after his expulsion from school due to the disease.

Before Fame

He contracted HIV through a blood transfusion at a children's hospital.

Trivia

In the mid-1980s a court ruled he should be allowed to attend school, but he and his family were terrorized as a result.

Family Life

He was born to parents Hubert White and Jeanne Hale. His mom was a huge supporter of his cause.

Associated With

The film The Ryan White Story was based on his life, and Lukas Haas played his character.