15 Amazingly Talented Celebrities Killed By AIDS

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1. Gia Carangi, much more than a photograph

The short, tragic life of Gia Carangi was immortalized on screen in an HBO film that starred Angelina Jolie. Carangi’s career was exceptional because of her lack of classic blonde features normally associated with catwalk models of the era. A friend convinced her to try heroin and after becoming addicted she became infected with HIV because of a dirty needle. She was one of the first celebrities to die of the disease.

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