A lot of people who are HIV positive treat their status like a highly classified secret out of fear how other would react to them once it's public.
However, some people have decided there was nothing to be ashamed of, they would not let their HIV status or any other person determine their worth.
Take Fortue Nosiwe for an example, she's a beautiful woman who has the courage to let others know one can have HIV and still life a long and happy life. Taking to social media, Nosiwe let people know she might be HIV positive but she's still beautiful.
Nosiwe's pure honesty inspired tweets, who praised her for not letting society dictate how she should feel about herself.
"You're status does not, will never, no matter how hard they try, wish or pray, determine the beauty that is you. YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL", one tweeter user wrote.
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Nosiwe is not the first person who has the virus and opened up about it in order to inspire others.
Its was further reported that 36-year-old Sameshni Moodley, a HIV positive woman once shared how she lost 25kg to life a healthy life. Sameshni suffered a psychological setback when she was diagnosed with HIV in 2008. Luckily, she managed to turn her life around.
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