• Billy Graham, America's most famous preacher, turns 93

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    None - America's most famous preacher is turning
    93 years old.

       North Carolina's the Rev. Billy Graham is marking the occasion
    with a new flurry of activity. Within the last month, his 30th
    book, "Nearing Home," was published, and nearly 1,700 audio files
    from his public ministry have been posted online.

       Graham served as confidante to presidents and toured the world
    for his famous crusades. He says he tries to spend as much time
    with his family and occasionally meets with Christian leaders and
    old friends. He also keeps up daily Bible reading and prayer time,
    and has said he hopes to preach a sermon one last time.

       Graham's public career spanned more than six decades. He first
    rose to national prominence during a 1949 revival in Los Angeles.


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