Louisiana: Woman's Youth Nonprofit Works to Increase AIDS Awareness, Prevention
September 2, 2011
Six years after a 1995 sexual attack, Joyce Turner Keller learned the rapist had infected her with HIV. But since then Keller has persisted emotionally and physically, becoming an advocate for AIDS awareness, prevention, and resources.
"I had to reach down deep ... for the energy to make sure I was going to be OK," Keller said of the period following her diagnosis. "You can do this," she thought to herself. "I knew I was going to live."
The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
08.19.2011; Ellyn Couvillion
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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