Fork in the road? Why not take both. Shannon Weber did, because the two roads that presented themselves to her were braided together by an indestructible thread of love and a desire to strengthen others.
Shannon is the director of HIVE, the UCSF program that is the hub of positive and sexual reproductive health that cares for HIV positive pregnant women. The process is a complicated response to the simple desire of HIV infected men and women to have children. Listen to Shannon talk about how couples can now minimize the chance of spreading the virus to each other and to their babies and how they can now live full and loving lives as parents without being isolated from their present or cut off from their future by AIDS.
Shannon’s enthusiasm for the well-being of others has helped build healthy and loving families in more ways than one. She used to leave little tokens to her daughters so they could have a piece of her with them while she was traveling for work. They assured her they needed a piece of her even when she was home, and presto change-o, Love You 2, a program that scatters the power of love in the form of easy to deliver and easy to read notes was born. To listen to Shannon talk about each of these programs is, in a word, uplifting and best heard for some surprising details in Shannon’s own voice.