Family Ties: We Adopt Our Second Son and Our Other Son Moves Out -- A Video Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith
"Being HIV positive, I never would have thought I would have any children at all." Terry-Smith writes. Now he's the proud father of two teens -- one who just flew the coop.
Even though Josh and his HIV-negative girlfriend were both educated and had made the conscious decision to use treatment as prevention (TaSP), when a pregnancy came into the equation, the "what if" always lingered.
"My story serves as a reminder that this virus does not discriminate and neither should we. Regardless of how we reached this point in our lives we are all brothers and sisters in this battle," Josh writes.
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