The crowd wound down the street and around the block for a socially-distanced candlelight procession for Lloyd Cornelius Porter, an actor and entrepreneur dubbed the “Mr.
Hooper” of his beloved Sesame Street-like neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Another wore a Bread-Stuy T-shirt, from when the Porters ran a local cafe in the brownstone-filled historically black neighborhood for nearly a decade.
Keith Arthur Bolden Lloyd Porter on the left, Keith Arthur Bolden dressed up as Porter for Halloween on the right.
She first met the Porters nearly 20 years ago, when they walked into her former bookstore shortly after moving to the city.

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