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“Because I had not yet had an opportunistic infection, I was not labeled in the dreaded AIDS category. This helped fuel my hopes that I wasn’t really “that sick.” I also naively believed that everyone else understood the distinction among … Continue reading

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I was twenty-eight years old. In just a few months, perhaps, I projected, I would no longer be desirable, acceptable. I would, in fact, become a pariah, a walking manifestation of the disease that was ravaging my insides. Who would … Continue reading

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Longterm Survivors – HuffPost blog

(re-posted for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day 2020) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bruce-ward/longterm-survivors-a-worl_b_6220812.html?

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Why I Still Go To The Gym – HuffPost blog

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bruce-ward/why-i-still-kinda-sorta-g_b_6310204.html? Why I Still (Kinda, Sorta) Go to the Gym By  Bruce Ward, Contributor Writer/Actor/Educator/AIDS Advocate Dec 11, 2014, 04:06 PM EST|Updated Dec 6, 2017 Through my thirty years of living with HIV, there has been one consistency. Relationships and … Continue reading

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