Zainab escaped a brutal civil war in Somalia after being married at 12, mothering 6 children and enduring female circumcision only to discover while undergoing testing at an immigration detention center that she is HIV+.
Most would have given up. She nearly did. But the compassion of one nurse gave her hope. And though she had to fight the stigma of HIV and being a new immigrant – even with her first physician – she perservered.