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May 31, 2009

"Robert Franke is a retired university provost, a distinguished biologist who once served as a dean of a college of arts and sciences. He is a master gardener, a voracious reader, a pianist and a retired Unitarian-Universalist minister with a Master of Divinity degree.

"He also was recently evicted from the Fox Ridge assisted living center in North Little Rock, Ark., and he is suing because he claims he was tossed out due to his HIV.

"...Lambda Legal, which advocates for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community, is seeking to return Dr. Franke to Fox Ridge. It also wants monetary damages to send a message that such discrimination is intolerable."

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