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This article was published in collaboration with Vice. He looked like he could barely hold it together. His dark complexion was ashen, and there was dried toothpaste around his mouth. When I asked him how he was doing, it took a full four seconds before he answered. He said it matter-of-factly, but when I looked at him to see if he was joking, his shoulders were slumped, his head down, his eyes focused on the track immediately in front of him. I wondered if he had the same feeling I had, that any verbal misstep could end in disaster. This threw me for a loop.
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The year was I was hitchhiking up to San Francisco. I had hair halfway down to my ass and was deeply involved in hippiedom.
When I confronted my husband, Chris not his real name , with my test results that night, he denied he was to blame. It took a few more days of wrenching confrontation for our marriage to disintegrate. When Chris spoke to a health official who called to check on me my case had been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta , he realized our baby was at risk for premature birth and newborn pneumonia, and he became hysterical, as though he were having a nervous breakdown. That evening, after we'd watched our three children play on the lawn of our home in the Washington, D. But I kept quiet and thought, I've held up as long as I could.