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Raising awareness on World AIDS Day

Coast residents raise awareness on World AIDS Day

This is the 27th year to observe World AIDS Day created to raise awareness about the chronic illness. (Photo source: WLOX) This is the 27th year to observe World AIDS Day created to raise awareness about the chronic illness. (Photo source: WLOX)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

People across South Mississippi will join others around the world raising awareness to further educate people on World AIDS Day.

The South Mississippi AIDS Task Force and My Brother’s Keeper are hosting an event on Tuesday to remember and honor those who have passed away due to AIDS.

There will be candlelight vigil at Lighthouse Park in Biloxi from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event will also include poetry reading and a performance by a choir at The First Missionary Baptist Church.

The event is open to the public. This is the 27th year to observe World AIDS Day created to raise awareness about the chronic illness.

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