Positive Teens On the Run!

Philly Mutshelelwa, age 20, has been running since 2014, and this year, Mabilu Wamashudu, age 19, joined him on his running circuit. Both have been running with the same massage: “Taking strides to end stigma and discrimination.”

Newsletter 1-May 2017

Philly Mutshelelwa: “King of the Road”

Philly is HIV positive and was very sick as a child, but the ARV youth support group and a running club started at VMS gave him a support system and a healthy outlet for his natural talents. He is now a marathon runner and youth advocate who speaks openly about his HIV status.

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