Local organization helps those with HIV and AIDS

(KTVI) - There are many who believe the AIDS epidemic was over 20 years ago, but over 20,000 people were diagnosed with AIDS last year in the U.S.

Fox 2 photojournalist Wade Smith shows us a group on the frontlines battling the disease every day.

Cooper house is part of the doorways organization that provides housing and support to those in the region affected by HIV and AIDS.

If you want to learn more about Doorways and Cooper House, click here.