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Jerry O’Connell on Losing New York City Friends and Neighbors When He Was a Kid During AIDS Crisis

 
When Jerry O’Connell was still just a young boy, one of America’s most culture-shifting health crises hit very close to home.
In the latest edition of The Jess Cagle Interview with PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly‘s Editorial Director Jess Cagle, the former child actor opens up about growing up in Chelsea, New York, during the 1980s’ AIDS epidemic and losing people close to him.
“It got a little sad because a lot of people passed away from AIDS, which happened really quickly,” O’Connell recalls of his childhood. “...

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