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Recently Diagnosed With HIV? Latino/a Community Members Share Their Advice

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Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez, Washington, D.C.; Diagnosed in 2000

Do not let it beat you. The worry, the scariness, don't let that affect you. The person that you were when you first went in and found out you were positive, you need to still be that person when you leave, except you just have something that you have to deal with. Don't change your outlook on life. Don't change the dreams that you have. The only thing that changes is that you have a virus.

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