It is estimated that over 5 million Americans and approximately 170 million persons worldwide have been exposed to Hepatitis C, and that the majority are unaware of their exposure.
Christopher Kennedy Lawford, was one of these Americans unknowingly contracting the Hepatitis C virus during his years of drug use and had been sober for 14 years when he was diagnosed and successfully treated in 2001.
As a national spokes person for a Hepatitis C public awareness campaign, Lawford has participated in hundreds of media interviews and speaking engagements nationwide, educating the public that It is possible to get through this Hepatitis C thing—to be cured of it—without surrendering your life to it.
Pre-order "Healing Hepatitis C", a book where
Christopher Kennedy Lawford and Dr. Diana Sylvestre offer hope, humor, and medical expertise to help patients, their friends, and families navigate the numerous challenges of hepatitis C virus education, testing, and treatment.