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Many People Gather in Downtown Bakersfield for World AIDS Day

Hundreds of people gathered at the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield to commemorate World AIDS Day.

Volunteers with the Bakersfield AIDS project organized a vigil to remember all the people acted by HIV/AIDS.

It’s also a time to raise awareness about the disease.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than one million people are living with HIV around the country and 1 in 5 people who are living with HIV don't even know they have it.

"Bakersfield AIDS Project was founded by