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