Malaysian Stories: I Am HIV-Positive And This Is My Journey
"...at the end of the day, the virus doesn't kill, it's the stigma, however, that kills."
Tareq Nasri was in his late twenties when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive. The news altered his life forever, as he was forced to deal with society's cruel and misinformed stigma of what HIV is.
Instead of letting society's misconceptions destroy his life, the young man decided to look at the brighter side of things. This is his story.
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