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Josh Hutcherson inspired by AIDS tragedy!

posted 10 Apr 2012, 04:24 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 10 Apr 2012, 04:24 ]

"The Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson honors his late uncles that he lost to AIDS!

Josh Hutcherson embraces his late uncles that died of AIDS

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (MARCH 20, 2012) (HOLLYWOODTV) - The 19-year-old "Hunger Games" star lost his two uncles to AIDS as a young kid. Now, in honor of his late uncles, the young actor is taking a role in a gay rights campaign. According to sources, "When Josh was very young, the lives of two of his uncles were cut short by AIDS. At the time, he was too young to be aware of their tragic deaths. But as he got older he felt that he had to embrace his family history, and was desperate to help in some way." Josh became the spokesperson for "Straight But Not Narrow," a campaign that encourages young, straight men to publicly show support of gay men.

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