When Eric Leonardos was diagnosed as HIV-positive at age 25, he was devastated. While he dealt with shame and frustration initially, he soon learned that his future looked optimistic.
“Thanks to the bold advances in science, I had the ability to rediscover what it’s like to enjoy life, and I have done just that,” Eric says. “To stay healthy, I take just one pill a day at lunchtime. That’s it. In fact, the virus is not even detectable in my body right now.”