Today’s challenge is to write a Six-Sentence Story. Mine is titled: If We Don’t Learn from the Past
For many decades, no one thought hepatitis C was a big deal.
In the 1980’s, HIV came along and with it, some changes, so the number of new cases of hepatitis C dropped significantly.
However, those millions of people who already had hepatitis C got older.
Most didn’t know they had it so they continued to drink and ignore their health.
Time passed and these Baby Boomers became Senior Boomers, and a million of them got cirrhosis.
Funny thing, we could have learned plenty from the many lessons HIV provided—we could have done something about hepatitis C.
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