Written by Instinct Staff | Thursday, 01 December 2011
Updated Friday 4:25 p.m. PST
As expected, people were fired up about this story that broke Thursday. And in trend with the times, a massive Change.org petition was launched overnight calling on Milton Hershey School officials to reverse their decision and admit an HIV-Positive student to the school.
"Schools should be allies, not enemies of students living with HIV,” said Lawrence Stallworth II, now age 20, who is leading the campaign on Change.org with Advocates for Youth.
“It shouldn’t be the responsibility of a 13-year-old boy to teach the Milton Hershey School about the science of HIV or the moral obligation educators have to meet the needs of all students. But this young man is doing just that – and we all have a responsibility...FULL STORY