Hundreds of AIDS Activists Gather for International AIDS Conference

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By Brandon Benavides
|  Sunday, Jul 22, 2012  |  Updated 2:41 PM EDT
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For the first time in twenty years, the nation’s capital is hosting the International AIDS conference.

AIDS activists from across the country and around the world are meeting at the Washington Convention Center this week.
 
On Sunday morning, The NAMES Project held a ceremony on the National Mall for those who died of AIDS. At the ceremony, The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt was put on display.
  
Hundreds are expected to rally at the Washington Monument Sunday afternoon and march to pressure world leaders to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS.
 
The rally begins at 2:00 p.m..

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