His drug abuse started when he was 12 years old and because of sharing needles he contracted HIV.
After overcoming his addiction he decided to start living a normal and productive life agian. This essay was made to show that even though people have HIV, they can still lead a normal life.
Many people in Vietnam think this is not possible and that once you have HIV your life is over.
Mr. Viet’s daily life was documented to be an inspiration to people that just found out they have HIV.