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I told her about my work and about my own HIV status.
She said she wanted to take the test but was afraid, so we went together.
As the world marks World AIDS Day this month, I will mark 25 years of living and flourishing with HIV.
I say living and flourishing because I am one of the fortunate ones. I have the love and support of friends and loved ones.
"That's what people would call me."Paige's determination to fight the HIV/AIDS stigma despite the taunting and antagonizing words of her peers has brought her life into the national spotlight.
They challenge and inspire me with their own bravery and passion.
There is no other community like this, and by surrounding myself with those on the same journey, I not only overcome my fear and isolation but empower myself to do more and be more every day.
It took me years to find my voice and be ready to share my experience.
As my voice has become stronger, so has my ability to help and support others struggling to accept their diagnosis or continue to move forward when faced with a crisis or setback. I’ve had mentors, colleagues, guides, friends, activists and peers whom I learn from, share with and listen to, and support in return.