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Sep 3, 2013
Since my last A Girl Like Me blog entry I have earned a Master’s degree, traveled to California, South Carolina and Kenya and made the decision to settle in the Second City (Chicago) for a second...
Aug 28, 2013
Greetings friends. It has been a moment since I last posted. Some would say its the Devil trying to prevent me from being heard, others might say bad Karma...Me, I just say "Its Life...and Keep it...
Aug 15, 2013
It’s a wish of people living with HIV, those who are LGBT, and those who are living with disabilities to see things getting better for them and the next generation. I know at the end of this piece...
Aug 13, 2013
Many write me from all over the world with the same question...How can I be so open about having HIV? How did I get the courage to be so open?? How can they get to where I am?? My response is always...
Aug 5, 2013
Never limit yourself!! Dream big!! Believe in yourself! No matter what cards you were dealt with, make the best out of any situation. LOVE BIG!! LIVE INTENSELY!! Accept the struggles and overcome...
Jul 26, 2013
How do people claim to love women and their kids when they abuse them? That’s a question I keep asking myself but I never got the right answer for it and it really needs one good answer. Most of the...
Jul 24, 2013
By Anonymous One year ago I left my country and flew a thousand miles all the way to Washington DC to go to the International AIDS conference. It was an unforgettable experience and one that I will...
Jul 19, 2013
As a young woman living with HIV I have this to say: It has had a big impact on my life. At first I did not understand what HIV is, all I heard of it was a very bad killing virus and I thought I was...
Jul 18, 2013
This world makes me so sad...all I see is destruction and people arguing. We are all one!! We are the human race! The end of times are not here yet (in my belief) and we're already turning on each...
Jul 15, 2013
Helena Nangombe is a 27 year old young woman who has been living with HIV, standing as a strong survivor of sexual abuse. Helena is extremely ambitious and self-motivated as a youth advocate. She is...

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