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AIDS takes center stage today in Biloxi

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Wednesday, December 1st is World AIDS Day: A time to generate awareness about this disease that has impacted so many people in our community and around the world.

The South Mississippi AIDS Task Force serves more than 400 HIV positive clients in our community. Tonight, the task force is hosting a program to raise awareness called, "Universal Access and Human Rights." It will take place at 5:30 P.M. at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (610 Water Street).

The event will include a look at the disease both from the past, and a look forward as well. Later tonight on WLOX News and WLOX.com, Krystal Allan will share the stories of the people who gather for this day of awareness, remembrance and education.

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