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Positive Teens stories

A selection of young people related personal stories written by different people from all around the world and sent to AVERT.

K

Hi my name iz k I found out abt my status on de 22 of august 2012 I was shocked by the tym I found out and I did the tes t at school

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Mbali

I'm 22yrs old wth a healthy 17mnth baby gel. i dicied 2 take an hiv test bcoz i cought my boyfreind cheatng on me 3tyms. i was prayng that some how the result could come back negetiv bt thy were positev, d fst d went on my mind ws my baby.... the only thng um left wth is checkng my cd4 cnt and testng my baby gel 2 make sure tht she is hiv negetive bcoz i check 2 time while i ws pregnent and the result were negetive.

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Posh

I tested for hiv when I was 18 years old and I know the person who infected me so I have a feeling that I had it when I was 16-17yrs. Where I live there are many people that are hiv positive . It funny course an hiv positive person can be more happy than a negative person. So don't stress just live your life and protect others.

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Thudy

I had hiv when i was 19yrs old and im stil alive.my cd4 is still ok and im not under ARVs. I feel like my life is much beter now since i had this sickness.i eat healthy and im enjoying myself with my family coz they knows. im stil in shape and nothing is wrong with me. I guess something positive can come up from be hiv positive

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Jody

I was infected at 17 years old by my second boyfriend. After being in that relationship for about 6 months or so this fellow told me that he loved me and that we didnt need to use condoms anymore. The sex was so good that I can still remember it to this day in more than one way. Today I know that Early detection and ALL PREVENTION are the keys to stopping the spread of this disease as well as EDUCATION. Take it from me " Wrap it UP"

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