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March 9, 2013

A prayer breakfast unlike any other

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The closing prayer was offered by Olympic Gold medalist Gabby Douglas. While she stands only 4 feet 11 inches tall, her prayer touched the hearts of the tallest in the room. She is a person of deep faith in Jesus Christ. I don’t remember the words of most of those who spoke that morning. But Andrea and Gabby demonstrated to me that God can choose whom He want to speak for Him.

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The Rev. Rob John is pastor of Old South Church, Presbyterian, Newburyport.

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