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Vaughn Ripley shares his Memior "Survivor - One Man's Battle with HIV, Hemophilia, and Hepatitis C"

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SORRY. Unfortunately Vaughn didn't make it to the show today. So, this show is just little ol me, rambling on again. SORRY for the techincal difficulties due to a slow computer.

Join Cat as she interviews Vaughn Ripley, one of the longest living HIV+ people. A hemophiliac and have to receive Factor VIII (a clotting factor made up of other people's blood). He became HIV+ through a bad blood transfusion back in the mid-80's. He recently completed and published his memoir, "Survivor: One Man's Battle with HIV, Hemophilia, and Hepatitis C," where he details many of the daily struggles that he had endured to live this long. He also discusses the ICSI invitro fertilization process that he and his wife went through to have their two children. You can check out his webiste at http://www.vaughnripley.com/