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Gay Couple Adopted A Baby Girl With HIV Who Was Rejected By 10 Families Before

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Gay Couple Adopted A Baby Girl With HIV Who Was Rejected By 10 Families Before

10 families rejected her before she met her two dads.


Family, what a beautiful word. Even though composed of people who are entirely not blood-related, Damian Pighin and Ariel Vijarra, a gay couple and their two daughters, Olivia and Victoria, shows family is more than blood.

Green Lemon found and wants to tell our readers a beautiful story about giving out the love even when you don’t know how long it will last.

Damian and Ariel adopted a baby girl who was less than one month old. Her name is Olivia.

Ariel Vijarra

As the first openly gay couple in Santa Fe, Argentina, they became members of an NGO that helps couples adopt unwanted children.

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Olivia was less than a month old when she was put up for adoption. Ten families rejected her.

Ariel Vijarra
Ariel Vijarra


That was because Olivia was born HIV-positive.

Ariel Vijarra

Meanwhile Damian and Ariel had waited three months for this call to happen.

Ariel Vijarra

The life expectancy of a baby that is diagnosed with the virus is 10 years. But thanks to technology and advancement in research, life expectancy has been rising and children can live for decades and even as long as any normal human beings without contracting the disease to others.

Ariel Vijarra

Olivia began her treatment and soon was showing positive results.

Ariel Vijarra


Ariel Vijarra
Ariel Vijarra
Ariel Vijarra

The parents have been informed that HIV can not be found in he rbody anymore and Olivia won’t be suffering the symptoms from the virus. Then, the couple adopted another girl and named her Victoria, becoming fathers of two. Now, their two daughters are closing in to their 5th birthday!



Ariel Vijarra


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