Published in AIDS Weekly, July 5th, 2004
HIV-positive since 1986 and diagnosed with AIDS in 1998, Morrow can't work, can't drive and can't clean his own house.
He shuffles around his living room in slippers. When he goes out, which is rare, he leans on a cane. His daily routine centers around a plastic tray holding 14 pill bottles.
At prescribed times each day, Morrow takes three pills to help control the virus that constantly attacks his immune system; six pills to minimize side effects from the first three; one pill to keep an oral bacterium at bay; and two more to minimize pain from permanent, HIV-related nerve...
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