A small number of people never become infected with HIV despite years
of exposure to the virus. For example, they may have repeated, unprotected sex
with an infected person. These people are said to be HIV-resistant.
How will you be commemorating National HIV Testing Day, June 27? Alfre Woodard, the Emmy Award-winning actor and star of TNT's hit series Memphis Beat, makes it easy for anybody to make a difference: In 2009, she and other actors such as Matt Damon and Helen Mirren lent their voices to Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (mandelasfavoritefolktales.com), an audiobook from which proceeds go to help orphans of the disease in South Africa.
"The sale of just one book can support a child for an...