Shawn Carol Sharkey
Born: October 15, 1956 – Died: October 7, 2000. Shawn was an AIDS Activist.
She didn’t mind breaking her anonymity in front of the press, Radio and Films. I remember seeing her on the front page of the Washington Post Metro Section leading an AIDS walk. She was the leader of the pack She worked very hard for the cause.
Shawn died from Kidney and Liver disease due to Hepatitus C. She had amazing strength and spirit, always smiling, in dealing with addiction, Aids and Hepatitis, One Day at a Time.