HIV positive lady, 24, reveals doctors gave her 4 years to live

HIV positive lady, 24, reveals doctors gave her 4 years to live

- Doreen Moraa has celebrated 20 years living with HIV and she wanted to share her story

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

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

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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.

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Twitter user Doreen Moraa celebrated 20 years living with HIV and wanted to share her story 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 eight 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 thankful for where she came from, something that was a great lesson to many.

Social media users applauded her for the courage and positivity she had, 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:

Doreen proudly shared her experiences with the disease and how she's 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.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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