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Duane Quintana

Duane Quintana: Keeping the public aware.

Laurie Pearman

Duane Quintana: Keeping the public aware.

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Duane Quintana, founder of Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV and AIDS, is HIV positive. And in late summer of 2010 he printed up fliers with his picture that boldly proclaimed: "I am Duane and I have HIV. But don't worry, you can't get it from this flier." As part of a campaign to remove stigmatization of the disease and help spread awareness of the facts, he handed them out all over Idaho. Brave doesn't begin to describe Quintana.

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