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Stories of African-American Women Aging With HIV: 'My Life Wasn't What I Hoped It to Be'

Marcella Wright
Marcella Wright is one of about 140,000 African American women aging with HIV. Their needs are often unmet, and have been over the lifespan.Aamir Khuller via The Conversation; licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
    Sophia Harrison
    Sophia Harrison has lived with epilepsy, breast cancer and HIV and is surviving all three.Aamir Khuller via The Conversation; licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
    Marcella Wright
    Marcella Wright has been living with HIV for decades. She was recruited to be in one of the first HIV treatment programs and was the only woman in the group.Aamir Khuller via The Conversation; licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
    Toya Tolson
    Toya Tolson gave birth to a son who died in her arms moments later. She started selling drugs, saying she was her own best customer.Aamir Khuller via The Conversation; licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
    Deborah Dyson
    Deborah Dyson's parents were alcoholics, and she became addicted to crack. She wants others to know that there is life after HIV.Aamir Khuller via The Conversation; licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

    Thurka Sangaramoorthy

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