On her first visit to the U.S., Loyce Maturu of Zimbabwe was impressed by how friendly Americans are. She couldn't get over that they'll say hello to a stranger in an elevator. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ben de la Cruz/NPR Goats and Soda Orphaned, HIV Positive And Abused, She Almost Gave Up — But Didn't April 5, 2016 She was orphaned at 10, then diagnosed with HIV and TB. She was abused. She tried to kill herself. This is the epic story of 24-year-old Loyce Maturu.