Hi all. My name is Richard. My gilfriend and i tested positive in 2008 when she was 7 months pregnant. Our children,daughter is now turning five years old while our son is turning one year old this year and are both negative. We are both on meds and doing fine and looking forward to see our grandchildren. Yours, Richard and family
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