Miracle of Life: Counting Down to 50! A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (April 14, 2012)
"People are always talking about God 'curing' me but even with AIDS, I'm a walking miracle, a living miracle. I want you to see the miracle in my ability to keep pressing no matter what I face day to day. See God do what we all thought was the impossible; Live beyond the days of expectation."
Monday Reflection: Weathering the Storm -- A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (February 20, 2012)
"We just don't know what the long-term impact on the body is for people like me who took the first generation HIV medications ... Yep, I've taken 19 of the HIV medications in some form or the other, not to forget the host of medications I took in those early days to prevent AIDS-related opportunistic infections ..."
Living My Life Positively (February 4, 2012)
"I've been ridiculed and criticized because of my HIV status," writes Louisiana resident Millicent Foster; "But that has just made me more determined."
Why and How I Volunteer: A Blog Entry From Volunteer Positive (January 12, 2012)
"As I sit here with singing and music echoing from a nearby Thai festival, I realize that nothing is more important than being present in the here and now and to be living the experience of international service, and that an experience specifically focused on HIV-related issues is even more rewarding than I had originally anticipated."
From Volunteer Positive
Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream, Part One: A Blog Entry From Volunteer Positive (January 10, 2012)
"From the time President Kennedy introduced the Peace Corps while I was in high school in Rhode Island I wanted to someday be a volunteer. ... but [at nearly 60] they did not want me because I was HIV positive. ... It is now January 2012, and at the vibrant age of 65 I am proudly serving with the inaugural Volunteer Positive endeavor in Chiang Mai, Thailand."
From Volunteer Positive
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