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Magic Johnson remembers Nov. 7, 1991, the day he told the world he was HIV positive

Magic Johnson remembers Nov. 7, 1991, the day he told the world he was HIV positive

Magic Johnson’s life had already changed several days before Nov. 7, 1991.

But it was on that date that the Lakers superstar decided to share with the world the shocking news he had recently received from doctors — that he was HIV positive.

"November 7, 1991 was a life-changing day that I never saw coming,” Johnson wrote in a post on his website, The Playbook, commemorating the 25 years that have passed since his historic announcement.

“Up until then, I thought the hardest thing I’d ever done was play against Michael Jordan or...

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