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Letter: Richmond church helped me through my darkest days (SPH)

Our Saviour Lutheran pastor Christoph Reiners (left), with church musician Bev Krisch (centre) and church council member Ellen Toreson. (Photo Credit: Alan Campbell)
Our Saviour Lutheran pastor Christoph Reiners (left), with church musician Bev Krisch (centre) and church council member Ellen Toreson. (Photo Credit: Alan Campbell)

In 1994, my HIV infection progressed to full-blown AIDS. I could no longer work and was informed that I had less than two years to live. I was advised to make final arrangements.

At the time, there was no support or services for those of us in Richmond who were HIV positive.

We had no choice but to relocate to the West End in order to be close to St. Paul’s Hospital.
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