Thursday, June 23, 2011


Can you believe that 25% of Americans still believe HIV can be contracted by sharing a drinking glass?  I was shocked to read that statistic from the newest report released based on The Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2011 Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS.  Perhaps I am the one who is a bit naive in thinking that we've progressed beyond the ignorance surrounding this manageable, chronic medical condition.  I do understand that there is a stigma attached to HIV/AIDS.  I understand that there likely always will be and the only way to combat that is through education, advocacy and spreading the truth.  Please take 4 minutes out of your day to review this extraordinary video from Project Hopeful and please pass it along to family and friends. 

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