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What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

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Joe Ohmer

Joe Ohmer, Treatment Adherence Peer Educator, Bronx, N.Y.; Diagnosed in 2002

I think the craziest myth I've heard is that AIDS is God's retribution to homosexuals, IV [intravenous] drug users, and blacks. First, I'm atheist. And second of all, it religion is used as a way of condemning far too much. The idea of a greater being causing retribution like that just doesn't make sense to me. It's much more complicated than that.





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