Making Sure HIV-positive Women Get The Care They Need - Latimes.com

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In the back of a skid row community health center, a woman with teardrop tattoos under her eyes begins to tell her story.

To a circle of other women, she says she ran away from home and joined a gang at 13. She started injecting PCP, and as a teen spent time in jail. By 22, she worked as a prostitute. At 37, she was diagnosed with HIV.

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