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FRONTLINE

On Finding Out Has HIV

Clip | 2m 49s

Magic Johnson had traveled to Utah for a preseason game when he received an unexpected phone call from his doctor telling him he needed to return home immediately. Johnson tells FRONTLINE his main concern was "How am I going to live for a long time?"

Aired: 11/07/11

Rating: NR

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