引用第20楼callas于2009-11-30 18:39发表的 :
Thank you Mr. president elect for inviting me to your Inauguration gala. I would like to take a moment from this very public ceremony to speak something very personnel. It concerns dear friend of mine who is no longer with us. His name is Ryan White.
He was a hemophiliac, who died of Aids virus when he was eleven. He died shortly after turning18, the very time most young people are beginning to explore a life for some wonderful possibilities. My friend was a very bright, very brave, very normal young man. He never wanted to be a symbol spokesperson for a deadly disease .
Over the years I've shared many silly, happy and painful moments with Ryan. And I was with him at his en d of brief but painful journey. Ryan is gone, and just anyone who lost love……