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By Tom Eubanks

“Before the entitled lived right here solely, the marginalized died in droves.”

Founded in 1849 to take care of indigent immigrants in Greenwich Village, St. Vincent’s health center was once bought in 2010 to create multi-million-dollar houses. In its 161 years of life, the mythical establishment taken care of survivors of the giant, tended to sufferers of either international alternate middle assaults, and served as flooring 0 of the AIDS hindrance.

With honesty, humor, and flights of old fancy, GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S tells the hospital’s tale throughout the eyes of a guy who spent a iciness on its seventh ground AIDS ward and survived simply in time for the drug “cocktail” that stored such a lot of lives.

Featuring appearances by means of indomitable historic figures (from Edna St. Vincent Millay to Robert Mapplethorpe), GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S explores popping out and returning from the useless, gender fluidity and gentrification, the cost of forgiveness, the price of survival, and the ephemeral nature of recent York City.

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