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What Does HIV/AIDS Stigma Look Like in Your Life?

November 21, 2011


Alana Bahe

Alana Bahe, Center for Prevention and Wellness, Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana

When I got into this job and learned a lot more about what HIV was, and how you got it, I started talking to my friends. They were a little put off about it, because it's something that scares people. The fact that they're scared is just because they really don't know what it's about. So it was fun taking that opportunity to kind of capitalize on what I learned, and giving the information back to some people that probably needed it, in certain cases.

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