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Bay Area Revelations: The Heroes of 5B

December 1 is World AIDS Day. Did you know that San Francisco General served as home to the first AIDS ward in the nation? That was back in 1981. The doctors and nurses of Ward 5B helped shape the way AIDS patients would be treated by the medical community.

In this excerpt from NBC Bay Area's documentary series "Bay Area Revelations," Peter Coyote narrates the untold story of the Heroes of 5B.

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