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Miles

I'm 21 years old and I was exposed to the virus a week before my 21st birthday. When I found out, I literally froze; I used to be very selective in having sex and would do it only with protection. But one open scar took my health away. I feel guilty and angry for what happened to me, and I thought to myself, why life is so unfair? Then I started formulating a response. Take my anger and turn it into a force for doing good. Redirect my frustration with injustice and unfairness and channel it into a drive to fight injustice and unfairness. Alleviate suffering wherever you can. Today we are struggling with HIV, but I promise soon there will be a cure for it.