For Terrell Washington-Anansi, Friday’s candlelight vigil in Laguna Beach to honor people who have died of AIDS was therapeutic.
“It’s very healing for me to be here,” said Washington-Anansi, a Laguna resident who joined 50 attendees on Main Beach to recognize World AIDS Day. “I got to let go of some of the grief.”
Washington-Anansi, 68, said he has lost multiple friends to AIDS through the years, including one acquaintance whose name he had not spoken in 20 years until Friday night.
Washington-Anansi said the city’s HIV Advisory Committee, which organized the