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First-Person Stories From HIV-Positive People

Deah: Born With HIV
Eleven-year-old Deah has been HIV positive all her life. Her mom and dad also have HIV. Brimming with wisdom and personality, Deah reveals some good and some bad experiences telling others she's positive.
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.

To learn more about The Positive Project, click here or visit the official Web site to watch more videos. You can also listen to or read our interview with Dr. Tony Miles, co-founder of The Positive Project.



Born With HIV
Eleven-year-old Deah has been HIV positive all her life. Her mom and dad also have HIV. Brimming with wisdom and personality, Deah reveals some good and some bad experiences telling others she's positive.

Keeping Focused on the Positive
Orie has been living with HIV for 24 years. Here he recounts his diagnosis and shares his positive life philosophy. To connect with Orie, click here.

Native American Living With HIV
Sharon is 40 years old and has been infected with HIV for three years. In this moving interview, she describes how she found out she had HIV and gives some advice for others struggling to come to terms with their diagnosis.

  
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