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Bush: America is a Nation of Prayer

President Bush says America is 'a nation of prayer.' At the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, the president said Americans pray by the millions each day - for themselves, their families and t
( [email protected] ) Feb 02, 2007 11:09 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush says America is "a nation of prayer."

At the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, the president said Americans pray by the millions each day - for themselves, their families and their neighbors.

He said Americans believe God "pours his grace on those who seek him in prayer."

The annual event at a Washington hotel brought together officials, lawmakers and world leaders.

Bush said he's inspired by the many Americans who encourage him on ropelines - or hold up placards reading, "Mr. President, we're praying for you."

He also said he's grateful for the prayers Americans say for the nation's servicemen and women.

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