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Leaders Express Admiration, Sadness for Billy Graham

Leaders Express Admiration, Sadness for Billy Graham
Billy Graham in 2004 (Getty Images)

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:07 AM

Leaders expressed admiration and respect for evangelist Billy Graham, who died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning.

President Donald Trump:

In a tweet, President Donald Trump said: "The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by Christians and all religions. A very special man."

Vice President Mike Pence:

"Billy Graham's ministry for the gospel of Jesus Christ and his matchless voice changed the lives of millions," Pence tweeted. "We mourn his passing but I know with absolute certainty that today he heard those words, 'well done good and faithful servant.'"

Former President Jimmy Carter:

"Rosalynn and I are deeply saddened to learn of the death of The Reverend Billy Graham," Carter said in a statement. "Tirelessly spreading a message of fellowship and hope, he shaped the spiritual lives of tens of millions of people worldwide. Broad-minded, forgiving, and humble in his treatment of others, he exemplified the life of Jesus Christ by constantly reaching out for opportunities to serve."

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper:

"Billy Graham was a strong, humble, positive and passionate North Carolina man of faith who made a difference in the lives of so many. Rest with God, Reverend Graham," Gov. Cooper said in a statement.

Sen. Lindsey Graham:

"One of the greatest messengers of Christ has gone to his heavenly reward," Sen. Graham wrote in a tweet. "Dr. Graham spread the good news to millions across the world and led a life beyond reproach."

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Leaders expressed admiration and respect for evangelist Billy Graham, who died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning. In a tweet, President Donald Trump said: "The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by...
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