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HIV-Positive Magic Johnson's AIDS Prevention Message

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Basketball star Magic Johnson, who announced he was infected with the virus that causes AIDS in 1991, has spent more than a decade as a spokesman for HIV/AIDS prevention efforts. But some educators and AIDS activists say his apparent good health makes him an ineffective spokesman. Johnson talks with NPR's Michele Norris about how he views his role as perhaps the most famous surviving HIV-positive person in America.



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