AIDScare of ChicagoSaturday, January 26th, 2008
“There once was a man who dreamed of being a theater performer. He memorized Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches and could perform them on the spot. He earned his Associate of Arts degree in Chicago and eventually landed in New York City where he earned his Bachelor’s degree from New York University. He started his own catering business and with the help of his theater friends, began catering parties for some of the biggest recording companies and stars in New York. It was all working out. He would surround himself with creative people, and they would work hard and party harder. Life would be good and last forever.
“Then, in the early 1980s, on a wild tour through Europe, Jerome Adams contracted AIDS. The news sent him to the one place he’d never dreamed of — the almost inescapable world of crack cocaine….”