The quilt, commemorating those who have died from the disease, will be on display at the National Mall from June 27 to July 8..
June 23, 2012Roddy Williams, 41, of Atlanta, unfolds a patch dedicated to his friend Andrew Lowry, who died of complications resulting from AIDS. The 3-foot by 6-foot patch, morbidly cut to the dimensions of a grave site, includes fabric from Lowry's favorite disco shirt. The 54-ton, 1.3 million- square-foot patchwork quilt represents more than 94,000 lives lost. A large portion of it will be on display at the mall from June 27 to July 8. Daniel C. Britt/THE WASHINGTON POST