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Offline pozattitude

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Pedro Zamora
« on: May 06, 2008, 05:16:28 PM »
Pedro Zamora (Feb 29, 1972- Nov 11, 1994)

I briefly met Pedro when still in High School, although we went to different schools, we ran into each other on different occasions such as county and state academic competitions in the Miami-Dade metro area. 
Pedro never went to college, although he could have attended an Ivy League school based on his grades; instead he dedicated all his time and efforts to fight HIV and AIDS.  He was still in high school when he learned he was positive and he immediately he began his work as an AIDS activist.  It was because of him that I began to work with my local ASO as a volunteer, years before I tested positive myself.
Many may remember him from The Real World San Francisco!
Pedro was a beautiful person and he remains an inspiration to me. 
POSITIVE PEDALERS... We are a group of people living with HIV/AIDS, eliminating stigma through our positive public example.

Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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Re: Pedro Zamora
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2008, 10:18:50 PM »
I remember dear Pedro from TV.  I was diagnosed in Dec '93 and remember watching him on the show.  God Bless Pedro, it seems like so long ago that he passed.
HIV+ since '93, 1/12 - CD4 785 and undet.   WOO-HOO!!

Offline Peter Staley

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Re: Pedro Zamora
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2008, 10:20:12 PM »
Pedro was one of the great heroes in the fight against AIDS.  And I loved it when he stood up to that homophobe in his Real World house.

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Re: Pedro Zamora
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2008, 04:10:23 PM »
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: Pedro Zamora
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2008, 05:12:31 PM »
I loved Pedro, he was such a sweet guy. 
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One thing you can give and still keep...is your word.

One thing you can't recycle is wasted time.

 


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