Rockford, Illinois (PRWEB) July 27, 2004
Polls show that a growing number of parents fear that their children will be infected with the AIDS virus. They have reason to fear.
Teens are one of the age groups where AIDS is most rapidly on the rise. In recent years this subject has become less of a concern because of reports about AIDS drugs and hope for a vaccine.
The church remains largely silent on this subject, to the peril of young people who attend. Some would like to pretend that AIDS is not a problem inside the church doors.
Tracy Eichman was the first person in the state of Illinois to be arrested, convicted, and sent to prison for the knowing attempt to transmit HIV. Her story is documented in a film titled, TRACYÂS CHOICES. This film tells of a young girl raised in a middle class, Midwestern home in Rockford, Illinois. Early in her life, Tracy began experimenting with alcohol. Her peers introduced her to drugs. Not long after that, she dropped out of high school.
Tracy turned to prostitution in order to earn the money to pay for her growing drug habit. She wasnÂt sure if it was through prostitution or sharing needles that she became HIV positive, but she knew one thing. As she saw her life coming to an end, Tracy had to do something to warn teenagers.
This is how the film, TRACYÂS CHOICES, came about. It was TracyÂs way to turn a life of crime, abuse, and desperation into something positive. Tracy begs teens not to drink alcohol or do drugs. She tells how important it is to wait until marriage for sex. She said, ÂI will never have a family. I will never have a husband. I will never, not have AIDS. If there was one thing I could change that would be to have never lost my virginity. For that I would give anything!Â
TRACYÂS CHOICES is intended for use in churches, and faith-based ministries, that promote AIDS education and abstinence.
Young people can become immune to AIDS. TRACYÂS CHOICES will help. A woman who works with other women in prisons recently said, ÂIÂve been counseling women for several years about AIDS, and this film is the best thing out there.Â
M V P Productions
P. O. Box 4126
Rockford, Illinois 61110
Contact: Max Elliot Anderson (815) 877 Â 1514
$29.95 per VHS copy Â includes shipping and handling