Henry was in a terrible accident and had to have major surgery. Weeks later he was still not recovering as quickly as he should of been, the doctor's ran two tests and told Henry he was positive for HIV. "When I first found out I was positive, I gathered literature to educate myself about the virus and how to maintain my health, I wanted to live a better life and a longer life for my family." He was 28 years old at the time and the father of two, now college attending, children.
Henry has been living with HIV for 16 years.This is his story.
Austin Faces AIDS: Portraits of People Living with HIV and AIDS.” This intimate multimedia project helps to increase HIV and AIDS awareness and reduce stigma by putting a local face to this disease.