"I hate this!" Charles Sanchez pouted, as he sat helplessly on the floor of his hospital room. "I feel so pathetic. Christ!" The nurse, Anthony, cooed comfortingly: "I know, honey. Just let it out, darlin'."
Here's a sampling of voices of people living with HIV recalling their own encounters with faith.
"The fact that mainstream medical science was completely unprepared for the AIDS epidemic meant that the afflicted had to resort to their own means to survive. Meaning, outside of standard medical science."