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Diagnosed with AIDS in the early '80s: One Wollongong man's harrowing story

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By Tareyn Varley
Updated March 26 2021 - 8:57am, first published 4:30am
Fear spreads: Some of the headlines in the early days of the crisis.

Edward* was only 23 when he was told he had AIDS, a diagnosis that, at the time, even doctors said was a death sentence. Recently, Edward turned 60, and shared his story of survival.

Edward was at home getting ready for his lunch shift at a Wollongong restaurant when he got the call.

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Tareyn Varley

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