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Hope for unity on National Day of Prayer

At the National Day of Prayer in Salisbury on Thursday, May 3, the group sang the national anthem. The national event was also observed in North Canaan. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — The annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, was observed in several area towns; in Salisbury the ceremony was at the Congregational Church.

Barbara Schoenly opened with a remark from Abraham Lincoln, about faith:

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.”

“America is broken,” continued Shoenly. “Discord is undeniable, and unity is missing.

“America needs God now more than any time in our generation.”

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