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Dozens gather in Purvis to pray for nation

PURVIS, MS (WDAM) - Dozens of people from the Lamar County area gathered in Purvis for a noontime prayer service in recognition of the National Day of Prayer. It took place on the steps of the Lamar County Chancery Court building.

Several ministers who attended said prayers for our country, our leaders, the Armed Forces and law enforcement. People who attended said prayer is important for the nation.

A total of about one dozen prayers were offered during that service.

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