Zuri is a 7-year-old girl that was born with HIV. She is one of 1.7 million children living with HIV across the world. Disclosure plays an important role in the disease management and care of HIV positive children. That is the inspiration behind this book - to destigmatize HIV to a language that a child can learn from and understand.
While her story is narrated from a perspective of living with HIV, she represents so many children. Children that are differently abled. Children with autism. Children with wheelchairs. Children with vitiligo. No matter who they are, or the circumstances of their birth, they are still the same. They deserve to be protected and loved.