Guatemalan, Honduran native a champion of AIDS, HIV awareness in Lynn

Verny Samayoa has worked for 20 years doing AIDS/HIV outreach and other work. (Spenser R. Hasak)
LYNN — The three-month visit Verny Samayoa planned to Boston in 1982 turned into a permanent stay for the Guatemalan and Honduran native who over the course of four decades became a U.S. citizen, moved to Lynn, and championed AIDS and HIV awareness. “I love my work and I love Lynn,” Samayoa said. Samayoa, 67,…

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