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Southern Illinois AIDS Candlelight Memorial Service in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

The Southern Illinois AIDS Candlelight Memorial Service was held Sunday, April 26 at the Church of the Good Shepard in Carbondale, Illinois.

Pastor Sonja Ingebritsen said the vigil was to raise awareness about the issue and show support to people that have the deadly disease.

Several different Christian denominations were represented at the event Sunday to show solidarity, Ingebritsen said.

A free will offering was taken to support the Southern Illinois AIDS Holiday Project. 

The public was invited to attend.

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