JACKSON, Miss. – Yes, great things do happen in Mississippi.
That’s something we’ve known all along. But the rest of the world seems to see us sometimes as a caricature of the lists we make — high in obesity, low in education and income.
But recent news that a baby born with HIV was likely cured at the University of Mississippi Medical Center by pediatrician Dr. Hannah Gay is something so powerful that the rest of the world could not help but notice.