Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny Dupree holds his annual prayer breakfast

HATTIESBURG,MS (WDAM)- The City of Hattiesburg took time out to participate in the National Day of Prayer.

Mayor Johnny Dupree held his annual prayer breakfast on Thursday morning. Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Espy was the keynote speaker.

Espy encouraged the people to pray and remember their blessings, admit to their sins, and to forgive themselves and others.

Mayor Dupree said the people in Hattiesburg recognizes the power of prayer.

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