PHOTOS: RVA Remembers

Yesterday marked 2011 World AIDS Day. To commemorate the event, the Fan Free Clinic sponsored a unique event downtown in which 400 red umbrellas were opened in symbolic memory of those who have died from the disease.

December 1st is World AIDS Day. To commemorate this year’s event, the Fan Free Clinic sponsored RVA Remembers. At 12 o’clock, 400 red umbrellas opened simultaneously to symbolize a recommitment to education, prevention, and hope in the battle against HIV / AIDS.

The event also recognized those living with HIV / AIDS today, the friends and family that have died… and those that will die.

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Patience Salgado

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  1. Lianna on said:

    These are beautiful, great job!

  2. Michael on said:

    This was such a moving experience, and you’ve captured it beautifully. Thank you so much!

  3. I so miss my friend Edwin Wray. I wish I had known about this event. I would have been there, holding a red umbrella, thinking of him.

  4. Rebecca Minton on said:

    I am so thankful to have participated in such a moving and emotional event. I sensed so much love while I was there…I’ll never forget it.

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