During the week, media around the globe took the occasion of the
20th anniversary of AIDS, which occurred on Day 3, to cover the
state and history of the pandemic. In her nightly speech, Pat Christen,
head of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, kept us informed of the
To give you some sense of what it felt like to be on the ride during
this anniversary week, I'll feature some of what the online media
presented in this space called "The Reason."