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What Were 2011's Biggest Setbacks? What Are Your Hopes for 2012?

December 1, 2011


Phill Wilson

Phill Wilson, Black AIDS Institute, Los Angeles; Diagnosed in 1985

In a year where there's so much good news, and so much promise, and the potential to really make a difference, I think that my biggest disappointment is the fact that we don't have the sense of energy and the sense of urgency that we need, if we're going to be serious about ending the AIDS epidemic.

In 2012, I'm certainly looking forward to building the energy that we need to engage folks, to kind of change the conversation, generate a conversation, kick-start a conversation, so that people, in fact, are embracing the notion of us beginning an endgame. How are we going to end this thing? Thirty years is enough.

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