As I traveled from Winston-Salem, NC to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, I had more time than anticipated to reflect on this much anticipated gathering of Sisters from across the United States.
First we were delayed leaving Greensboro PTI Airport, for supposed "runway renovations" at our connector city, Atlanta, Georgia.
Perhaps that was true...but we live in a cyber world of up to the second information. What Twitter shared with my plane full of companions was that our President Barack Obama was also en route to Atlanta...to meet with CDC officials to discuss the Ebola virus!
I salute him and the scientists that are working on Ebola...BUT...how I wish that they would give the same - even more - attention a virus that's had a name for more than 30 years...a virus that IS preventable, treatable, no longer a death sentence...a little virus called HIV.
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