In Honor Of World Aids Day: For Those Who Have Passed

arthur-ashe.imgThe first known cases of HIV/AIDS were discovered in the early 80’s. Though much wasn’t known about the disease or how to effectively slow it down at first, there have been great strides in treatment and more and more HIV-positive people are learning to live longer lives with the disease.

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Unfortunately, many have succumbed to the illness before such advancements were made and in honor or World Aids Day today, we send out our love to them.

Photo credit: Arthur Ashe, the first and only African American to win men’s singles tennis title at Wimbeldon.

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