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Mahoning Valley honors National Day of Prayer

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MAHONING VALLEY, Ohio - People in Poland, Salem, and Girard all found ways to honor The National Day of Prayer.

The day was stated in 2007.

In Poland, Pastor Barry Knaub of Margaret Wynn Memorial Baptist Church stood on the roof of his church for nearly 12 hours.

Knaub says it's an opportunity to remind people to stay in touch with God.

In Salem, the faithful gathered on the village green.

The group offered prayers for seven centers of influence including government, family, and education.

In Girard, the Day of Prayer through a procession through the town.

Participants carried crosses, and made several stops in the city where they paused to pray.

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