When Anna Maria went to Saskatchewan last season, she met Krista Shore. Krista learned five years ago that she had HIV, difficult news for anyone, but for Krista who was a young mother who finally started turning away from a life of drug addiction, it was the kind of news that threatened to plunge her back into the abyss.
Part Two of The Current
HIV/AIDS in Saskatchewan
The face of HIV/AIDS is changing in Saskatchewan. Increasingly, it's hitting young, aboriginal women like Krista Shore. In 2006, she was diagnosed with HIV. It was a devastating setback for a young mother rebounding from a life of drug addiction, pain and hardship. But she reached out for help .. determined that her diagnosis and circumstances would not become a life sentence.
Krista Shore's s story and the wider issues of HIV/AIDS in Saskatchewan first aired on The Current in September as part of our project Shift, on demographic change.
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