photography / documentary: stories from a graying pandemic: John, age 68 / Coogee, Australia

Sometimes it’s really difficult to differentiate between what is a result of having HIV infection and what’s a result of being nearly 70? People tell me that I will have all of these co-morbidities, there’s a higher incidence of this-that-and-the-other, and you sit here thinking, “Well, like, when’s it gonna happen?” So, that’s a bit depressing.
John, age 68 / Coogee, Australia

Sometimes it’s really difficult to differentiate between what is a result of having HIV infection and what’s a result of being nearly 70? People tell me that I will have all of these co-morbidities, there’s a higher incidence of this-that-and-the-other, and you sit here thinking, “Well, like, when’s it gonna happen?” So, that’s a bit depressing.