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Betty White and 'The Golden Girls' groundbreaking impact on the LGBTQ community

Actress Betty White. (Chris Pizzello/AP)
Actress Betty White. (Chris Pizzello/AP)

When Colorado Public Radio reporter Vic Vela found out he was HIV+ in the 1990s, he found comfort in an episode of “The Golden Girls” that helped him deal with his diagnosis.

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