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Luna Luis Ortiz (45) is interviewed by Deziree Delgadillo (18) about being HIV positive and his experiences as a gay man, as well as the lessons he has learned in life. Lionel Smith (61) speaks to Mia Ragozino (29) about substance abuse and the stigma of clinical trials. Hugh Cunningham (71) speaks with Deziree Delgadillo (18) about growing up Irish Catholic, his family and childhood in the Bronx and living with HIV.

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Michelle Lopez (52) speaks with Kimberly Escamilla (23) about HIV, abuse and domestic violence, as well as her advocacy work.

Kate Barnhart (42) talks to Amariah Dougbey (16) about mental illness, losing her partner, and HIV/AIDs activism.

George M. Carter (57) speaks with Leslie Harrison (20) about growing up near Pittsburgh, the impacts of HIV, activism and coming out in the 1970's. George shares memories of the people he lost during the AIDS crisis and his involvement with ACT UP!

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Kelsey Louie (43), the CEO of GMHC, speaks with Kimberly Escamilla (23) about the history of the organization, coming of age as a gay Asian man in New York City, and his experiences with the AIDS crisis. Kelsey also shares how he began his career in social work and advocacy.
Douglas Hill (45) speaks with Kimberly Escamilla (23) about the early days of the HIV epidemic, parenthood and race. Douglas shares how his diagnosis with HIV has shaped his life. Reginald Brown (66) speaks with Leslie Harrison (20) about life experiences, coming out as queer, getting diagnosed as HIV positive and becoming an activist and advocate.
     
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