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The Normal Heart starring Mark Ruffalo premieres on HBO this Sunday

The Normal Heart HBO

It’s been 30 years in the making, but this Memorial Day weekend finally brings us the premiere of the HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart. As Kramer says in a couple of the clips below: “Writers are given one great story to tell. I’m telling my story.” HBO’s mini-site for the movie has a plethora of videos, history and context for what the world was like in early-80s New York City. A new disease was being seen, and it was perceived as only affecting gay men. Doctors and the public were scared. Politicians were indifferent. In today’s era … Continue reading

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