Honoring Those Who Went Before Us

Honoring Those Who Went Before Us

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Honoring Those Who Went Before Us

At every annual event sponsored by the National Hemophilia Foundation, a particular room is dedicated to remembering those who died from complications of hemophilia. In the 1980s and early ’90s, many people lost loved ones during a period that became known as the “hemophilia holocaust.” A staggering number of people from the bleeding disorders community were infected with HIV and hepatitis C. This occurred before the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention required donated…

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