Living With "The Monster" (Winter 2008/2009)
"Are we going to die like those people on TV?" was the first thing 6-year-old Raven Lopez asked when her mom told her she was HIV positive. Her mom's answer, of course, was "no" -- and 12 years later, both of them are still going strong.
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In Achieve, from ACRIA and GMHC
Their Unexpected Adolescence: HIV-Positive U.S. Children Begin to Grow Up (June 26, 2005)
For those who were born with HIV in the United States in the late 1980s and early 1990s, just surviving to the age of six was considered a miracle. Thanks to HAART, though, the past decade has given these HIV-positive kids a new lease on life -- and a whole new set of challenges to face.
In The New York Times
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