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HIV Positive and Past 50: Words of Wisdom to My Newly Diagnosed, Younger Self


David Fawcett, 58, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Diagnosed in 1988

David Fawcett, 58, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Diagnosed in 1988

Plan on living a long and full life! In the early years, many of us -- with good reason -- saw little future and made short-term decisions when it came to financial planning, careers and personal relationships. Don't let your vision for yourself get small as a result of HIV. Picture all the big things you are going to do with your life!

Ask David your questions at the Substance Use and HIV and Mental Health and HIV forums. You can also read his blog, Riding the Tiger: Life Lessons From an HIV-Positive Therapist.

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