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Billy Graham

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr.(born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist. As of April 25, 2010, when he met with Barack Obama, Graham has spent personal time with twelve United States Presidents dating back to Harry S. Truman, and is number seven on Gallup's list of admired people for the 20th century. He is a Southern Baptist. He rose to celebrity status as his sermons were broadcast on radio and television. It is said that Graham has preached the Gospel in person to more people than any other person in history. According to his staff, as of 1993 more than 2.5 million people have "stepped forward at his crusades to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior", many to the altar call song "Just As I Am". As of 2008, Graham's lifetime audience, including radio and television broadcasts, topped 2.2 billion.

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Evangelist Billy Graham -- Hospitalized with Pneumonia

Evangelist Billy Graham
Hospitalized with Pneumonia

Christian evangelist Billy Graham was hospitalized with pneumonia in North Carolina this morning -- after the famous preacher had trouble breathing.92-year-old Graham was admitted to Mission… READ MORE >

Graham Expected to Rise Again

Graham
Expected to Rise Again

Oh God! Evangelist Billy Graham tripped over one of his dogs last night, and had to be hospitalized. He is listed in fair condition and has some minor bruising.In previous years the 89-year-old… READ MORE >

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