Paige Rawl

Riley kid Paige Rawl
Paige Rawl, Indianapolis

Paige was born with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

After finding a supportive environment at Herron High School, Paige got involved with school sports, cheerleading and choir, and became a Red Cross HIV and AIDS educator. Paige receives care at the Ryan White Infectious Disease Clinic at Riley Hospital, where drug therapy has made her HIV undetectable. Today, she has completed one year at Ball State University where she is involved in Ball State University Dance Marathon, and studies molecular biology in hopes of one day becoming an HIV and AIDS researcher. She also authored the book "Positive," which launched in September 2014 and was highlighted on NBC's "Today."

Paige was honored by Riley Children's Foundation as a 2014 Riley Champion Presented by Kroger.

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