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Engraving at Dupont Metro dedicated to HIV/AIDS caregivers

Councilmember Graham (center) at Dupont North Metro

On Saturday, July 14, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) dedicated a tribute to area HIV/AIDS caregivers with an engraving of a poem by Walt Whitman at the Dupont Metro North entrance, as well as a work by local poet E. Ethelbert Miller.

From left to right: D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (D); Graham; Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8); Dolores Kendrick, D.C. poet laureate; Gerald C. Francis, WMATA deputy general manager; and Miller.