A Dutchman’s arrival in New York Thursday marked the first time in more than 22 years that an HIV-positive foreigner has entered the country without fear of being turned back because of his disease.
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It’s amazing what 20 years will do to a country, and how far we’ve come in managing the virus.Favorite This!
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Barely. Though I do remember how frightened everyone was, we didn’t really know what it was or how it spread. But our gov’t fucked up, got scared and reacted before we had any info.