Nkosi Johnson

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Nkosi Johnson (February 4, 1989June 1, 2001), born Xolani Nkosi, was the longest living person born with HIV/AIDS. His keynote speech at the Thirteenth International AIDS Conference proved instrumental in changing attitudes towards the disease.


  • Care for us and accept us - we are all human beings. We are normal. We have hands. We have feet. We can walk, we can talk, we have needs just like everyone else - don't be afraid of us - we are all the same!
    • Closing lines of his address to the 13th International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, in July 2000.[1]

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