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Experts explain the purpose of prayer

Pastor: Prayer is just communicating with God

POSTED: May 10, 2014 1:00 a.m.

Dozens of residents bowed their heads to pray on the downtown square in Gainesville nine days ago. The solemn activity was part of the National Day of Prayer, which was established by Congress as an annual event in 1952 and designated as the first Thursday of May each year in 1988.


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