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First-Person Stories From HIV-Positive People

RosaLinda: Diagnosed With Her Child
RosaLinda's partner told her he was HIV negative, but when her baby tested positive, she found he'd lied and she was infected, too.
The Positive Project

Since its founding in 2000, The Positive Project has collected more than 100 first-person stories told by people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. These stories are used to reduce stigma, raise awareness, promote prevention, encourage testing and enhance care.

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RosaLinda: Diagnosed With Her Child
RosaLinda's partner told her he was HIV negative, but when her baby tested positive, she found he'd lied and she was infected, too.

Janet: Coping With Addiction and HIV
Janet was both a housewife and a heroin addict when she tested positive for HIV. Luckily, both of her children are HIV negative, and caring for them helped her cope with her status.

Stacey: HIV and Ministry
Stacey contracted HIV while he was in the military and away from home for the first time. He has since become a minister and teaches people about HIV.

  
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Reader Comments:

Comment by: Margaret W. (Tampa Fla) Wed., Nov. 16, 2011 at 8:51 am EST
I recently became positive June 2011 and it has hurt immensely but my significant other positive 20+ years go figure no meds for him well I just
put it in Gods hands and think positive amen.
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