Ruth Taylor shops as if it were her mission.
The retired officer who now ministers at Families of Slain Children, Inc., or FOSCI, on Myrtle Avenue literally sees shopping at Lutheran Social Services’ The Sharing Place as part of her calling in life.
Justin Bell never thought he would contract HIV. He and his partner were in a committed, monogamous relationship and consistently tested negative for the virus. But in 2007, Justin suffered a heart attack and slipped into a coma due to a strain of pneumonia often linked to HIV and AIDS.