New York, NY (CBS Las Vegas) – Magic Johnson knows firsthand what Charlie Sheen is going through after the actor publicly revealed that he is living with HIV.

Johnson sent out several tweets not only wishing Sheen the best of luck, but also joining him to educate others about the disease.

Johnson revealed in 1991 that he was HIV-positive and continues to help others that are infected through his Magic Johnson Foundation.

Greg Louganis, a famous American Olympic diver, who is living with HIV also praised Sheen for coming out about having the virus according to PEOPLE magazine. Sheen was diagnosed in 2011 with HIV.

For more information about HIV/AIDS visit amfAR.org.

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