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Why people crowded on the square to pray on Thursday, May 2
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Dozens gather in downtown Gainesville Thursday, May 2, 2019, for the annual National Day of Prayer. The annual event featured prayers for church, family, life, military, government, media, education and business. - photo by Scott Rogers
Hundreds of people gathered on the square in Gainesville on Thursday, May 2 for one purpose — the National Day of Prayer. “When everybody comes together and we petition God, it’s a powerful front,” Choices Pregnancy Center Executive Director Lee Koz said. “It helps people focus on what the issues are.”