Alexandria Living Legend James Henson Receives Official Portrait During Parade

ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Sunday, Sept. 27, the newest Living Legend of Alexandria, James Henson, received quite the surprise. Friends presented him with his official Living Legends portrait. They gathered outside the Departmental Progressive Club (DPC) to walk to his home.

Steven Halperson of Tisara Photo documented the socially-distanced celebration. See his photos below.

LLA – First row, left to right and second row, left to right:Rosa Byrd, (LLA 2013), James Henson, (LLA 2019); Audrey Davis; second row: Char Bah, Janet Barnett, Tavares Floyd, Florence King, McArthur Myers and Lawrence “Robbie” Robinson. (Photo: Steven Halperson/Tisara Photo)
Janet Barnett presents a heart poster with one of Henson’s favorite sayings: Too blessed to be stressed. (Photo: Steven Halperson/Tisara Photo)
Tavares Floyd and 2018 Living Legend Florence King (left) present the LLA portrait. (Photo: Steven Halperson/Tisara Photo)
Ann Allen, Vice President of DPC Ladies’ Auxiliary signing the poster of greetings. (Photo: Steven Halperson/Tisara Photo
2019 Living Legend Lawrence “Robbie” Robinson speaking to the group at the DPC. (Photo: Steven Halperson/Tisara Photo)

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