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Memorial Walk for Silver Lake 'Walking Man' Planned for Sunday, Fans Call for Reservoir Path to Be Named After Him

Silver Lake "Walking Man" Marc Abrams walking in front of a mural dedicated to him in Silver Lake | Photo by Gelatobaby via Flickr
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Hundreds of people plan to honor Dr. Marc Abrams this Sunday by walking a portion his daily 15-mile route. Known as the Silver Lake "Walking Man," Abrams was a neighborhood fixture and his death on Wednesday shocked many, causing an grief and heartbreak throughout the community.

A memorial Facebook page created Thursday already has over 2,500 "likes" and a Facebook group is calling for the path around the Silver Lake Reservoir to be named the "Marc Abrams Memorial Loop."