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I phoned John a few days before he died, asking him if he could fax me permission to run this story. After listening to him barely able to answer the phone, I started crying. "John, I said, "this is so fucked up . . . here you are, dying of AIDS – and I'm calling to get a publishing contract signed. I'm sure you could care less."
"On the contrary," he said, "it's really the only thing I do care about."
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