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Fairmont observes National Day of Prayer

Times West Virginian photo by Tammy Shriver  Karen Nichols, Allan White and Cheryl White sing praises during the services.

Times West Virginian photo by Tammy Shriver
Karen Nichols, Allan White and Cheryl White sing praises during the services.

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — People gathered around the Marion County Courthouse steps to join in prayer during the annual National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday.

This gathering was one of many across the United States.

According to the National Day of Prayer website, “The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.”

This year, the theme of the event was “Wake Up America…

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