Debbie Hood Johnson " Memorials, Writings and Stories "
Debbie Hood Johnson lived in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she was an AIDS educator/counselor for about ten years. In Spring 1995, Debbi found out that was HIV positive. She was killed in a car accident in North Carolina on February 24, 1996. Her essay "I Wear a Red Ribbon" has touched tens of thousands of people.
"Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the candle because the dawn has come."
Let us take courage from her memory and her luminous example.
The end that comes is only the beginning.
Debbi, with her red ribbon tattoo on her wrist, was truly a blessing in my life.
The sermon that was given at Debbi's memorial service in Charlotte, NC.
Welcoming Angels Through Computerized AIDS Ministries by Nancy A. Carter
I am boarding a flight for Charlotte, North Carolina. In the evening, I will participate in a memorial service for Debbi Hood Johnson, a friend I never met face to face.