It is the eve of World Aids Day and a man who contracted HIV in 1979 has been speaking about the stigma he faced when people found out about his illness.
Chris Kearl says he lost his job, and his grandparents didn't speak to him again. He was also told he had a life expectancy of 18 months.
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