Twenty Years Later, Magic Johnson Is "Living Proof" of Surviving HIV
November 7, 2011
The Los Angeles Times: It wasn't only basketball players who heard (Magic) Johnson on that day and expected only sadness and illness to follow. Michael Weinstein, president and co-founder of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), said the general feeling in the HIV and AIDS community was simple. "He won't be with us much longer," Weinstein said. Now, Weinstein said, Johnson is a symbol that people can live well with the disease (Pucin, 11/6).
This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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