This is an excerpt of an article by Casey Halter that first appeared in POZ magazine here.
On July 29, 2014, after living more than two decades with HIV, Nello Carlini celebrated his 90th birthday. “There are people who have survived longer than I have in number of years, but I think that I’m probably the oldest guy alive with the virus,” he says.
Born in Italy in 1924, Carlini immigrated to western New York with his family when he was 3 years old. In high school, after years of