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10 Black HIV/AIDS Advocates Who Are Making a Difference

April 2, 2012

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Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson, Program Assistant/Certified Peer Educator, The Afiya Center, Dallas, Diagnosed in 1999

In 2011, Michelle Anderson achieved a great feat: Not only was she crowned Miss Plus America, but she became the first woman living with HIV/AIDS to do so. The title is a far cry from where her life was almost a decade ago, when she was addicted to drugs and learned of her status in a treatment facility in 1999.

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