When people look back 100 years from now on those of us who lived during the '80s and '90s, what do you think we will be remembered for?

Karen Hein, M.D., FAAP, has a prediction.

"What this generation will be known for is the generation in which AIDS happened," she told journalists during the 1989 AAP Medical/Science Writer's Conference in July.

"We need to somehow — you and I and the people we work with — make this our problem, not somebody else's problem," Dr. Hein said. "And translate it into the 1990s and into the next decade and into the next century."

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