HIV is on the rise in Florida and young people don't seem to care

Robert Marquez was 18 when he got the news that would change his life forever.

He was HIV positive.

“I knew nothing about it outside of it being a ‘gay disease’ like my conservative parents and pastor said about it,” said Marquez, now 20. “But now, I know that’s not true. It can affect anyone. But it’s also possible to live a long, normal life.”

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