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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

HIV-Positive People Share Their Experiences and Offer Advice


Fortunata Kasege

Fortunata Kasege, Houston, Texas, diagnosed in 1997

I would like to advise somebody who's newly diagnosed: Do not give up.

If you take care of yourself and you follow what you're supposed to do and you stay in care, you will be OK. Be positive. There's a whole lot of life ahead of you. Don't give up.

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