This day in history: Feb. 21, 1986

AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School.
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In Kokomo Indiana a teenaged aids victim returned to his classroom today for the first time in fourteen months but Ryan white's victory today. May have been only a temporary. As ABC's Jerry King reports not everyone in Kokomo is happy to see Ryan White back in school. He was nervous but he was back in school no small feat for a fourteen year old hemophiliac. Who has had to fight both aids and community opposition to his returning to class. So what kind of reception dipped Ryan White get from fellow students today. Many of them. Hand on the back in no role in the back. I saw no long career Joseph who is the who already. Think of that nature there was a small brief demonstration against Ryan's return to classes the main protest took the form of absenteeism. Some 25%. Above normal. Many parents did not want their children to risk contact with a needs victim you know there's a danger they're you try to protect yourself we're going to try to protect our children. To try and dispel parental fears the school is taking many precautions among the things Ryan has agreed to. To use their their restroom the private restaurant and teens drinking cups the drinking fountain to use disposable. Pending summer during lunch time. Today's experience everything seemed to go well it. But he wasn't back for long this afternoon the parents of some of Ryan schoolmates sought and got a temporary restraining order. But once again bars him from classes. I love can in fact they gave him a good times a day and my way things get very wrong take that away from. So the see saw continues another hearing on whether to make the temporary injunction permanent will probably be held next week. Jerry King ABC news Kokomo Indiana.

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