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"He says he wouldn't be a man," Caven says. "He'd rather leave his baby to deal with life without him."

What defines a man? His genitals? Or something in his heart, something Frank had in spades. The question hangs in the air as the last patient hobbles out, down the elevator and into the night.

Next week: How AIDS changed Dr. Adam Myers as a physician--and as a man.
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