Monthly Archives: December 2004

Noble Doctors

by Liam Scheff
Crux Magazine
Winter 2004


Inside Incarnation


NYPress Orphans


30 to 50 percent


Pfizer Glaxo


Self med


3 days old

In June, 2003, I got a call to investigate a place called Incarnation’s Children Center (ICC), a Catholic orphanage for HIV-positive children in New York City. I was told that terrible things were happening there.

ICC is a home for children who test HIV-positive. Some of the children are orphans; their parents use drugs and can’t care for them. Some of the children have parents and families, but the parents have trouble enforcing the heavy AIDS drug regimen. When that happens, the city agencies bring the children into ICC, where their drug regimens are carried out without fail.
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