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Diary, 1997 of Joseph J. Casale, Jr. (1957-2008) who was HIV / AIDS infected at the time he wrote his entries. Casale, who describes himself as someone who likes "men mostly, but ...also love(s) women" mainly writes about the reaction of family and friends to his disease, and his struggle to come to terms with his terminal illness. In the back of the diary he sketched out his will. The entries cover about 15 pp.