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'An answered prayer'

1,000 greet Patrick, hail step forward in struggle of blacks

The Rev. Richard Richardson (right), associate pastor of St. Paul AME Church, and the Rev. Miniard Culpepper of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church led other ministers in laying their hands on Deval Patrick, who was joined by his wife, Diane, last night at Jubilee Christian Church in Mattapan.
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / January 3, 2007

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