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December 15, 2014
Shy Whyte
I diagnosed with HIV in 1996. There were no tantrums, no banging my head on the wall or floor. I just accepted my responsibility. I had no one to blame but myself.
December 12, 2014
Stephen Perkins
It took five years of focus, resolve, big attitude shifts, hard work, and lots of patience and diplomacy, but I willed myself stronger, more vital and more muscular.
December 10, 2014
Robert Wood
I'm a 71-year-old gay internist who tested positive in 1985 but likely got HIV in 1983. I started providing care to people living with AIDS in 1982.
December 08, 2014
Shelby Welchel
I will continue to help anybody and everybody that I can, until the day I die from this disease.
December 05, 2014
Robert Gillum
My ability to accept my own sexuality and HIV status has allowed me to speak at  universities, churches and a range of community events.
December 03, 2014
Charles Murphy
My message is this: Help one another and support one another. 
December 01, 2014
Richard Knight
I have been working to change this small town, as they do not know much about HIV.


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