The dignity of David Kirby, who lay in a hospital bed dying of AIDS in 1990, is palpable. In his final moments, surrounded by his distraught family, Kirby looks beyond the room, into a world unknown. The now iconic photograph, taken by journalism student Therese Frare and published for the first time in LIFE magazine,…

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