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No one expected them to live long.

Many of their peers succumbed to unusual infections by their first or second birthdays. They were living on borrowed time, it seemed.

While their friends' parents visited schools, these kids visited their parents' graves. When their classmates planned for the future, they often thought about death.

But those babies who were born with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s have defied initial expectations.

With advances in medicine, the babies born with what was once thought of as a sure-fatal virus have danced at their high school proms, walked on stage to receive their diplomas and even experienced the birth of their children. Read full article »

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