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Expect A Miracle: Finding Light In The Darkness Of A Pandemic

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Lisa Lipsey visiting her uncle's memorial brick at Fraternity House, reflecti...

Credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Hammond

Above: Lisa Lipsey visiting her uncle's memorial brick at Fraternity House, reflecting on her fight against the AIDS Crisis in San Diego County.

"Expect a Miracle: Finding Light in the Darkness of a Pandemic," is the dual story of the AIDS crisis in San Diego and Fraternity House - the only hospice in North San Diego County that took patients near death to give them a safe place to die with dignity and love.

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"Expect a Miracle," is the dual story of the AIDS crisis in San Diego and Fraternity House - the only hospice in North San Diego County that took patients near death to give them a safe place to die with dignity and love. The riveting film centers on a handful of everyday people who became heroes.

The riveting film centers on a handful of everyday people who became heroes, caring for a marginalized and persecuted population in a time of heightened fear, misinformation and mass rejection from their families, society and the government.

As scientific advancements progressed, changing the nature of the disease, Fraternity House also changed its general purpose- now giving the same population a place to re-learn how to live. And how to love.

Fraternity House, Inc. is on Facebook.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Hammond

The Tree of Life Memorial in the front foyer of Fraternity House. Each leaf represents a resident who has died of AIDS.

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A film by Jonathan Hammond, director of "Trés Bien: The Big Heart of the Big Kitchen," documentary on Judy, “The Beauty,” the social active proprietor of The Big Kitchen in South Park.

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