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This Positive Life: An Interview With Leslie and Andrea Williams

    "I lost my brother. I lost my father. I lost my aunt. I lost about four people in my family to the virus." \-- Leslie Williams
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    "During my pregnancy it bothered me more not being able to really talk to anybody who was going through the same thing." \-- Andrea Williams
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    "When I was first diagnosed, I was told not to become pregnant. You know, the counselor here said, "Oh, you shouldn't get pregnant because your baby will have AIDS." \-- Andrea Williams
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    "I went to three different support groups during the week, and each one of those support groups gave me something different." \-- Andrea Williams
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    "In '93, the people who knew about HIV were the white gays. And they were the ones who were getting treatment; they were the ones who were living; and I needed to go where they were going." \-- Andrea Williams
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    "It's something in us . . . we had the virus for so long. And so I'd say to myself, 'This is not what's going to kill us.'" \-- -Leslie Williams
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    "I feel that if it's important for me to tell someone I am living with HIV, I will." \-- -Leslie Williams
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    "There are so many things that you can learn from the movie; it's so many subjects that it touches. It's not just HIV." \-- Andrea Williams
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    "All you can do, is keep talking. If you know somebody and you can help him, one person a day, then just keep talking." \-- -Leslie Williams
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    "\[HIV\] taught me to be a better man . . . as a father, as a husband, and as a person inside myself." \-- -Leslie Williams
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    Kellee Terrell

    Kellee Terrell

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    Kellee Terrell is the former news editor of TheBody. Her articles and interviews have appeared in Teen Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Al Jazeera, Essence, The Root, The Advocate, and HelloBeautiful.