A man with HIV from Dumfriesshire says he's treated like a leper when people learn he has the virus.
Michael Hebington contracted HIV almost thirty years ago and has suffered prejudice and abuse.
He's now calling for a change in public attitude towards the disease.
World Aids Day is coming up, and a recent report suggests worrying gaps in knowledge about the virus in Scotland.
Fiona McIlwraith reports:
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