Mbunju told the neighbors in her shared house that she was HIV-positive when she moved in; if she had an accident and needed their help, she wanted them to know. They didn't appreciate the gesture. Mbunju says she wants to move elsewhere once she gets a little money: "Everything I touch, they put it in the trash can."
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