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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A march was held in Dallas Saturday to raise awareness about the spread of HIV and AIDS.

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Organizers of the “AIDS Walk” said there’s a new generation at risk, and the disease is now spreading among young people between the ages of 13 and 18.

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The number of people in Dallas County with HIV is also on the rise with new numbers showing a 56 percent increase.

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The goal of today’s AIDS walk was to support people with the disease and educate others about prevention.