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Wilhemina's War

Season 17 Episode 11 | 55m 31s

AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural South, where living with HIV is a grim reality. Wilhemina Dixon, her daughter Toni, granddaughter Dayshal, and her 92 year-old mother, all the descendants of sharecroppers, live in South Carolina. Wilhemina cares for Dayshal, 19, who was born with HIV.

Aired: 02/29/16

Expired: 01/04/19

Rating: TV-PG

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