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My name is Maria Mejia and this is my story with HIV! I kept my HIV diagnosis a secret from almost everyone for nearly 20 years. Diagnosed at 18 in 1991 and contracted HIV at the age of 15 in 1988, I...
Submitted on : Oct 11, 2021
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Hi, my name is Sharonda Lynn. I've been HIV positive for 22 years and counting. I was first diagnosed at the age of 19 years old.
Submitted on : Aug 25, 2021
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The day my mother announced that she had been diagnosed with AIDS, my entire world shifted. Through tear-filled eyes, she explained that she contracted the illness from her recently deceased ex-...
Submitted on : Aug 20, 2021
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The Well Project interviews Marissa Gonzalez, Community Advisory Board member and A Girl Like Me blogger, for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Mar 29, 2021
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The Well Project interviews Destiny Smith, Community Advisory Board member and A Girl Like Me blogger, for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Feb 19, 2021
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Learn what parents and providers need to know about HIV risk factors specific to teens and the importance of talking to your teen about HIV.
Submitted on : Feb 17, 2021
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The Well Project interviews Katie Willingham, Community Advisory Board member and A Girl Like Me blogger, for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Jan 11, 2021
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Every morning I take a pill and that has been my life for almost three years. Still, somehow I almost forget. I live day to day trying to better myself, and create different streams of income. All...
Submitted on : Nov 10, 2020
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The Well Project asked A Girl Like Me blogger Heather O'Connor about breastfeeding as a woman living with HIV in the United States.
Submitted on : Aug 18, 2020
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The Well Project interviews Ciarra (CiCi) Covin, Community Advisory Board member and A Girl Like Me blogger for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Jun 9, 2020

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