Honoring National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

SITKA, ALASKA National Native HIV/AIDS awareness Day is March 20th, coinciding with the first day of Spring, its meant to draw attention to the high rates of Alaska Natives and American Indians diagnosed with the disease every year. At the same time, organizers say it’s also about looking forward with hope for the future.
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