Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Baby "Cured" of HIV/AIDS

From my column on

My daughter had a sore throat for over a week. A stuffy nose and an overall sense of lethargy preceded the sore throat. Her mom and I were quick to diagnose the problem and quickly began emailing her with details on what to take to get better as quickly as possible. It didn’t matter that my daughter is a 24-year-old young woman living over one hundred miles away. She’s my daughter. And I care for her, come rain or shine.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or straight parents share many things in common because we are parents first and foremost, and one of the strongest and overriding concerns of our lives is the physical health and emotional, intellectual, relational, and spiritual well-being of our children.
The End of AIDS?

The concern about the health and wholeness of one’s child was raised when we read the great news that an infant born with HIV/AIDS virus in Mississippi was functionally cured, according to Medical News Today. The baby was discovered to have HIV/AIDS virus, which was diagnosed soon after they discovered that the mom was HIV/AIDS positive, a diagnosis that was made during birth.

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