Portrait of Gregory Scratch, who is featured in a dicumentary called HIV and Aging, a project being shot/fundraised/directed by Amanda Gellman. Photo: Jason Kryk, Windsor Star.
In 1995, Gregory Scratch was told he had 12 hours to live.
His list of ailments was long and life-threatening: pneumocystis pneumonia, cryptococcal meningitis and shingles. The underlying disease? HIV.
Scratch was one of thousands to be diagnosed with HIV in the ’80s and ’90s. The then-mysterious disease claime