Navajo spends career fighting STDs for Diné<br>

WINDOW ROCK—Larry P. Foster has been fighting sexually transmitted disease on the Navajo Nation for the past 23 years.

His fight has taken him underneath bridges, into trash-strewn alleyways or dark, dingy, stench-filled nightclubs—where danger lurks—hoping people will volunteer for a syphilis test. He’s been chased out of homes, harassed and threatened—once with a gun.


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