Renowned HIV Survivor Publishes an Inspiring New Book on His Exceptional Survival

Derek Canas is a Name The Requires no Introduction & The Ultimate Survivor is Serving The Community by Sharing His Own Story For The Very First Time

May 30, 2018 – Renowned AIDS Activist, Derek Canas has proudly announced the publication and worldwide release of his inspiring new book entitled ‘Operation D-REK’. The book is now available in stock on Amazon in a paperback edition, and it is already creating a major buzz. Also known as D-REK, Derek was infected as an infant via a blood transfusion, but not diagnosed with AIDS until 16 years later. The book is all about his inspirational journey and his life that has become a source of inspiration for many.

“I am very grateful to the readers on Amazon for their phenomenal reviews for my new book and this book summarizes my entire journey and struggle.” Said Derek Canas, while talking about his new book. “I also keep my website as well as my blog and you can find some really interesting stuff on my site.” He added. Derek is also founder of the #endthestigma campaign and he is simply living his dreams to the fullest.

In addition, Derek also turns into a phenomenal DJ on weekends and becomes the life of every party. He was born cute and seemingly healthy, but the problems started to emerge when he was 3 months old. Since then, all his life has been a constant struggle with pain and for the most part of his childhood, he was basically a “battery operated son” for his parents. Sixteen years later, another devastating problem of HIV showed up, which sadly turned into AIDS and this made things more dangerously complicated for Derek and his family.

Without losing hope and with a constant struggle, he now serves as the Social Ambassador for Yes Get Tested Coachella Valley. Moreover, he is a proud survivor of both open heart surgery and HIV, and his doctors refer to him as ‘The Terminator’. In a nutshell, the story of his life is a story of absolute transformation, hope and a will to survive.

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