Magic Johnson's HIV Announcement: Nov. 7, 1991

Los Angeles Lakers' star holds press conference to say he will retire immediately.
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Transcript for Magic Johnson's HIV Announcement: Nov. 7, 1991
First of all a mistake -- that -- after late afternoon. Because. For HIV virus that I have -- How will have to retire from the lakers. -- -- I just want to make their first book. I do not have 83 weeks for them -- a lot of these applicants. Woman. HIV five. My wife. Is fine she's negative so -- know from -- I plan on going on live -- -- time for the new guys I have always have. So you see -- around often won't be with the lakers in -- the hopefully David to have me for a while. And going -- in my life. And I guess not get into -- the size of living. Because of the season and the wrong. Practices and so -- I just wanna say that I'm on this plane. And I would now become a spokesman for the HIV virus. Because I want people -- people to realize that they can. Practice safe sex. You know sometimes -- -- and I knew about it than you think he could never happen to you. Morning thought it could happen to you know other people's own home. And has happened put on -- deal -- And my life will go -- And -- will be here and join the lakers games enough. Our ability NBA games around the country so life -- don't go -- for me. And come will be happy man.

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