Magic Johnson Thrives 20 Years On as Hero Who Demystified HIV
20 years ago, basketball all-star Magic Johnson stepped to the microphones at a Los Angeles press conference to tell the world he was HIV-positive. Not a single person watching on Nov 7, 1991 thought he would be around to hold another news conference 20 years later.
Sports fans were stunned as Johnson, still in his prime, announced that he would have to walk away from basketball at age 32, only a year after winning his third MVP award.
With his super-sized grin intact, the athlete was determine...