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Coming together to sing and pray

Gathered around the All Veterans Memorial Thursday, May, 6, 2021, people sang and prayed in the open air during National Day of Prayer in Brainerd.

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Chris and Amber Close read the Prayer for the Family Thursday, May 6, 2021, during the National Day of Prayer service at the All Veterans Memorial in Brainerd. The National Day of Prayer was originated by President Harry Truman in 1952 and has continued to the present. Last year, the service was broadcast on the radio because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

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