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Unique choices for inauguration prayers nationally and locally produce firsts

by | Jan. 10, 2013

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A couple of firsts happened this week in the tradition of having prayers open and close the inauguration ceremonies of elected leaders in Utah and the nation's capital.

Capturing national headlines was the selection of Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, to offer the invocation at President Barack Obama's public swearing-in on Jan. 21.

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