There are paperback books, LP records, baskets, computer keyboards, and even a vintage Polaroid camera for sale at the People With AIDS Coalition thrift shop at 270 NE 39th St. The charity donates some of its used wares -- furniture, kitchen utensils, and clothes -- to indigent people who usually are HIV-positive and come in from the street seeking relief. At the client-intake office, located in a building behind the secondhand store, PWAC secretary-treasurer David Trussell updates the organization's mailing list, which he says reads like a who's who of Miami. Rubber dinosaurs, which are gifts from friends, are lined up atop his computer monitor and bookshelf. Monte Williams is at the front desk waiting for the day's first walk-ins. Above him, hanging on a wall, are portraits of PWAC's three founders, all of... More >>>