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Offline kitty1

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« on: October 01, 2007, 04:44:11 PM »
I am on my way to becoming a USC.  I just got off the phone talking to my elder sister in my home county who told me my younger sister is unwell.  My elder sister is an HIV/aids councellor.  My younger sister does not want to get tested, is stubborn or maybe in denial.  I am so affected by this, i am crying as i type this post.  I really want to talk to her about it.  No one in my family knows i am positive too.  I want to lay it down to my young sister and explain to her that its no death sentence especially that there are drugs now in africa too.  should I tell her about my status when i talk to her? and one thing that is really bothering us is that she has a 7 year old daughter that i am considering adopting.  If my sister continues to be in denial, she will die with no question about it.  I want to look out for the cute little gal.  How do I go about adpting a child outside of america and also since I am hiv positive myself.  Please if anyone knows, educate me.  I am so disturbed by this news.  We have lost a lot of famly members from this disease and I know we will lose my sister if she continues beig stubborn.  My elder sister is devasted.  She has all the connections with doctors back in my country since thats her field of work but my sick young sister thinks she is picking on her when she asks her to get tested.


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