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First-Person Stories From HIV-Positive People: January 2012

January 11, 2012

First-Person Stories From HIV-Positive People

Felipe: Overcoming Addiction to Get Healthy
Former drug user Felipe was homeless when he got his HIV diagnosis. Since then, he's taken charge of his health, and now has advice for other addicts.
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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Overcoming Addiction to Get Healthy
Felipe, 37, HIV positive for more than four years.

Balancing Health and Family
Niamah, 44, HIV positive since 1992.

Finding Passion in HIV Work
Jon, 34, HIV positive for six years.

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