#127 Ruth Coker Burks

We're back for Series 7, with the incredible Ruth Coker Burks. In 1986 at the height of the AIDS crisis, in a deeply conservative America, Ruth began to care for the men dying of this unexplained disease. As ever we talk, grief, hope + giving dignity when no one else would.


Ruth's book, ALL THE YOUNG MEN: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying by Ruth Coker Burks, is published by Trapeze in hardback, priced £16.99. Signed copies are available exclusively at Waterstones.com


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Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), the artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And remember, you are not alone.


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