AIDS Is Real HIV positive activist talks about the deadly virus

A South African lady who is living with the HIV virus has an inspiring message for youths in the continent.

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A 25-year-old HIV positive lady from South Africa, Lebogang Brenda Motsumi, has come out to state that despite denials by many, the disease is real and very much deadly.

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The heavily endowed mother of one who looks very healthy and radiant, is also an HIV activist who says she is doing everything towards creating an AIDS-Free generation, shared an inspiring post on her Facebook wall where she tells of her battle, living with HIV and having the courage to come out to state her status.

'I am not HIV, I live with HIV' - Lebogang Brenda Motsumi play

'I am not HIV, I live with HIV' - Lebogang Brenda Motsumi

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'I am not HIV, I live with HIV' - Lebogang Brenda Motsumi

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Read the post here:

"Good morning, my name is Lebogang Brenda Motsumi aka African Queen. I am NOT HIV, I am LIVING with HIV. I am not the virus, the virus lives in me. I am not defined by HIV, but I define HIV."

According to Motsumi, she found out she was HIV positive in 2009 after she read an article by a popular guy whom she dated. In the article, the man revealed his status and said he was sick. She got tested and was diagnosed with HIV.

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Lebogang Brenda Motsum says abstinence is the best

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Lebogang Brenda Motsumi says abstinence is the best

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She went further to say that she however, she lived in denial until 2011, when she finally accepted her status on discovering that she was pregnant.

She took ARVs to protect her child. She went back to partying and drinking after the birth of her daughter who is HIV negative.

"Since I was not looking sick, I thought there was nothing wrong, so I went back to living my life until I got very sick in August and I came to the decision that HIV is real and its for you to move on for my family and daughter.

It's for me to accept it and live positively. I then joined a youth support group and I noticed that I wasn't the only one living with HIV as there were also some young people living with it."

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Motsum who runs a foundation, ended up with this message:

"BE SAFE. If you can't stand condoms then ABSTAIN."

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Lebogang Brenda Motsum says HIV is real

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Lebogang Brenda Motsumi says HIV is real

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