Doreen Moraa: 27-year-old lady diagnosed with HIV since she was 8 shares experience

Doreen Moraa: 27-year-old lady diagnosed with HIV since she was 8 shares experience

- Doreen Moraa was celebrating 20 years living with HIV and she wanted to share her story

- The 27-year-old revealed that while she was eight years old, doctors told her she would never see past her 12th birthday

- The young lady said she was looking towards celebrating her 28th birthday in August

It is always encouraging to see messages of hope especially in difficult times such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

A lady narrated one of these stories which has encouraged many netizens especially regarding the situation she found herself in at a young age.

Twitter user Doreen Moraa was celebrating 20 years of living with HIV and wanted to share her story with Kenyans online.

Doreen posted a touching message while also sharing pictures of her as a young innocent girl who, according to doctors, was never to see past her 12th birthday.

She said doctors gave her four years to live when she was as young as eight, but went on to surpass that and mark 20 years living with the virus.

"2020 marks exactly 20 years since I was diagnosed with HIV. I was 8 years old when my parents were told I was HIV positive. Pensive face doctors gave me up to my 12th birthday. This August I'm looking forward to my 28th birthday. God is not done with me yet," she wrote.

Doreen proudly accepts her condition and is thankful for where she came from, something that was a great lesson to many.

Netizens applauded her for the courage and the positivity she has, not letting any stigmatisation affect her beautiful smile and joyous life.

They also congratulated her for her bravery as they wished her many more years on earth.

Here are some of the reactions from social media users:

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Doreen proudly shares about the disease and how she has lived all her life with the virus.

She embodies herself as an HIV positive advocate and shares her stories through social media and her YouTube channel.

Meanwhile, previously reported that Nigerian cross-dresser, James Brown, also known as ‘they didn’t caught me’, took to social media to deny that he was HIV positive.

Recall that James Brown became known to many Nigerians after he was arrested alongside others and paraded by the police on the suspicion of being gay. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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