Published in AIDS Weekly, October 28th, 1996
The woman pleaded for leniency from Judge Mark Schmollinger of Lucas County Common Pleas Court. "I feel like I'm at the bottom of a well," the 34-year-old woman told Schmollinger. "All I want to do is go home with my husband and child."
She paused for a moment and wiped her tear-filled eyes with a tissue. "That's all I want," she whispered. "That's all I want."
The woman was one of the first people in Ohio charged and convicted under the law. It makes...
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