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Evan is a good guy with high aspirations, a mother who loves him unconditionally and the hottest boyfriend ever. Evan also has a secret he has to come clean about before he goes all the way.

Evan has to tell Blake he has HIV.

Blake is a member of Overton High's elite drumline and loves life, but he still hides his sexuality from everyone outside of his and Evan's little bubb
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Published February 2014 by NA
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Mandy*reads obsessively*

Ok, when I read the blurb for this free short, I thought * oh please, don't break my heart and make me cry*
Well, it didn't, there was no manipulating my emotions. It is just a sweet short, about a boy who has to deal with way more than he should have to, with a cool mom and a nice boyfriend.


Evan was born with HIV and a cocaine addiction, thanks to his birth mother.
At 4 he lucked out and got an amazing wonderful mother in Marla. And now he also has a best friend Blake who is also his boyfriend
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Eden Winters
Have you ever wondered what life is like for children born with HIV? They didn't one day discover they had it, it's been with them from day one. Things other children take for granted, Evan, the hero of Just Like You, has to be ever mindful of. He's paying the price of his biological mother's drug use, thankfully aided by an adopted mother who does everything she can for her son. She's watched him grow, battle illness, and take medication daily. She loves him. She's an awesome mother.

Now her so
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Amy
Mar 19, 2014 Amy rated it it was amazing
A short, free read that's part of the Real Story Safe Sex Project.
Lena Grey
Mar 30, 2014 Lena Grey rated it it was amazing
Few of us can imagine the nightmare involved in being HIV-positive, the precautions, the medications, the almost overwhelming responsibility of constantly having to keep themselves out of compromising positions which might put others at risk, not to mention fighting the misinformation and ignorance of the disease. It's a huge burden, especially for a young boy, but Evan, from 'Just Like You' by Zoe Lynn, handles it admirably.

Evan is a well-adjusted young man with a loving, supportive mother and
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Shelley Chastagner
Jul 24, 2016 Shelley Chastagner rated it really liked it
There is some real depth to this short story. Evan's struggle to tell Blake of his status is real enough to make my stomach hurt for him. He's scared, but is so sure that Blake will be willing to listen and talk everything out. The pain is explosive when Blake reacts so badly. He lashes out in such ugly ways. I was impressed that Blake ended up in a place that not only calmed his fears and educated him, but showed him a totally different reaction than the one he had. They touch him without fear, ...more
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Christopher
Evan has to tell his boyfriend that he was born HIV positive. This was a really great story. I didn't really expect the direction it went in. This story has one of my favorite book moms in it. She was amazing.
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How do you tell your boyfriend that you're HIV-positive? Can this have a happy ending? Evan is going to find out in this wonderful novella
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