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Restarting the Conversation on HIV/AIDS in the United States

An Interview With Susan Koch and Jose Antonio Vargas of _The Other City_

    Jimmy
    Jose was infected when he was 17 and now spends his days out in the streets, working to prevent other young Latino immigrants from getting infected. He "came out of the closet" in high school and found companionship with an older man. The man died of AIDS and left Jose infected. Watch Jose's story. All rights reserved. © 2010 Cabin Films Joseph's House provides a final home -- and a community -- for HIV-infected men and women who are terminally ill and in their last weeks or months. For Jimmy, a 35-year-old gay white male, the life-saving medications simply stopped working. Watch Jimmy's story. All rights reserved. © 2010 Cabin Films
    J'Mia
    J'Mia, a single mother of three, was infected by her boyfriend who never told her he had AIDS. Unexpectedly, she's being evicted from her apartment. Watch J'Mia's story. All rights reserved. © 2010 Cabin Films
    Director Susan Koch
    Director Susan Koch All rights reserved. © 2010 Cabin Films
    Ron
    Ron runs a needle exchange van and can be found five (sometimes seven) days a week exchanging dirty (used) needles for clean ones to help keep drug addicts safe from HIV/AIDS. It's estimated that a third of HIV cases in Washington, D.C., can be traced to dirty needles. Watch Ron's story. All rights reserved. © 2010 Cabin Films
    Jose
    Movie poster for The Other City All rights reserved. © 2010 Cabin Films
    Myles Helfand

    Myles Helfand

    @MylesatTheBody

    Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody/TheBodyPro.