Into the Breach

Into the Breach

Mary Fisher, who contracted the AIDS virus from her former husband and called for more action against the disease at the Republican Convention in August, has been named by President Bush to take Magic Johnson's place on the National Commission on AIDS. The daughter of Max Fisher, a top G.O.P. contributor, she recently founded the Family AIDS Network, a support group for families of AIDS patients. Said she: "We're all one family, and we want to have an end to this epidemic." But she conceded last week that little is likely to be done before the election.

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