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Commentary & Opinion
The Next Steps to an HIV-Free Generation

July 20, 2012

HIV forces us to deal with so much: sex, drugs, poverty, racism, homelessness, homophobia, sexism, illness and death. While our nation's response has been imperfect, we have gotten a lot right. And we are now at a pivotal moment where science has led us to imagine the possibility of an HIV-free generation. But how do we turn hope into reality? There is no easy path to ending HIV. Here at home, however, a rare convergence of factors is making more progress possible than ever before (Politico Pro, Jeffrey S. Crowley, 7/20).

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