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Shaista Malik of Culpepper, Va., and Lucas Weddle of Fredricksburg, both 19, read passages from the Bible en route to pray in Russell Building as part of prayer summit held by the Christian Defense Coalition, September 14, 2009.  The event featured 27 hours of prayer in order for "God to intervene in the national health care debate and ensure that taxpayer funds are not used to pay for abortions."

Shaista Malik of Culpepper, Va., and Lucas Weddle of Fredricksburg, both 19, read passages from the Bible en route to pray in Russell Building as part of prayer summit held by the Christian Defense Coalition, September 14, 2009. The event featured 27 hours of prayer in order for "God to intervene in the national health care debate and ensure that taxpayer funds are not used to pay for abortions."

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