HIV Positive British Mom Admits, ‘I thought only people in Africa got HIV’

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Nearly one year after divorcing her husband of 20 years, Rachel Dilley, a 48-year-old mother of three contracted HIV from an online dating fling.

Dilley was a recent guest on ITV, a British Morning Show where she shared the account of contracting the virus and the reactions from family and friends.

The Mom, nearly 40 years old at the time of contraction told the show host that while she did have unprotected sex with her partner, she didn’t think that she could contract HIV because she was white and “thought you got it in Africa.”

While Dilley admits that she knew nothing about HIV or AIDS, she blames that being naïve was what gave her the idea that she and all other white was exempt from contracting the virus

Moreover, it was her belief that the infection was an automatic death sentence; as believed by her son as well.

After feeling…

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