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Why the hell is this in first person?
- That's what I was gonna say.
The quote that begins "When he received a letter from a fan which conveyed...." is sourced by a cached version of a user comment on a blog. Is that really an acceptable "source" to cite?
He is supposed to have said in the Washington Post 1992 Oct 11:
- "The confusion for AIDS patients like me is that there is a growing school of thought that HIV may not be the sole cause of AIDS, and that standard treatments such as AZT actually make matters worse. That there may very well be unknown cofactors but that the medical establishment is too rigid to change the direction of basic research and/or clinical trials."
And had in Days of Grace:
- "Some scientists believe that AZT, which relentlessly kills cells but cannot distinguish between infected and uninfected cells, is as harmful as AIDS itself. After all, HIV is present in only 1 of every 10,000 T-cells, which are vital to the immune system; but AZT kills them all."
Pity he was another who couldn't muster the nerve to tell the pillpeddlars what to do with their poisons. 220.127.116.11 23:28, 28 Jul 2004 (UTC)
- It sort of lacks punch to see an anonymous poster talking about someone else's lack of nerve. Carptrash 05:42, 20 January 2006 (UTC)
Under quotes, is the following:During his battle with AIDS, from the world over, he received letters from his fans, one of which asked: "Why does God have to select you for such a bad disease"?
I don't know how to properly edit a Wiki page so I'm gonna put it here: "Arthur and Jeanne adopted one child together, a daughter, who was born on December 21, 1986. She was named Camera after her mother's profession. Camera was only six years old when her father died."
Is that statement accurate? I was reading about them and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe's bio says: "In 1987, the couple celebrated the birth of their daughter, appropriately named Camera."
From: http://www.answers.com/topic/jeanne-moutoussamy-ashe —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 16:21, 9 January 2009 (UTC)
- When he started AAFDA (Arthur Ashe Foundation for the Defeat of AIDS), doesn't it means that he was a spokeman for the education and defeat of AIDS? There wasn't any individual person who was appointed by a government agency to do so. There were many people who were advocates. Ucla90024 (talk) 23:29, 9 February 2009 (UTC)
- That's merely an inference you're making. Find a source for it. Tennis expert (talk) 05:45, 10 February 2009 (UTC)
Errors in Arthur Ashes grand slam timeline
It would be great if you guys could ammend Arthur Ashe´s gradn slam timeline performance. Checking out the australian open finals I can see that it does not match the dates of the finals which were played by Arthur Ashe, it also does nos include his first grand slam tournaments played.22.214.171.124 (talk) 17:03, 6 May 2011 (UTC)
#1 World Ranking
The alleged #1 World Ranking of Ash is bogus. It's only based - see the source of the citation - on a comment of H. Hopeman (who at the time was the Australian Davis Cup team captain) in the newspaper Toledo Blade, where he was quoted, that for him Ash is the best tennis player in the world. 126.96.36.199 (talk) 22:01, 20 December 2014 (UTC)
- Yes and no. "IF" that were the only case you would have a point. Remember that entry in the infobox was the first possible time he was number one. There are also many many sources having him No. 1 in 1975 such as Collins, Elian, Lorge, Tingay, and World Tennis Magazine. Steve Flink ranked Ashe No. 1 in 1975 and the ATP itself awarded Ashe "Player of The Year" contradicting its computer ranking in 1975. So while 1968 was iffy, 1975 was not. Fyunck(click) (talk) 22:37, 20 December 2014 (UTC)