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Billy Graham’s Legacy Includes a Loving, Faithful Marriage

Billy Graham, who passed away yesterday at age 99, was not only the world’s best-known evangelist and a spiritual advisor to U.S. presidents on both sides of the political aisle, he was also a faithful husband—married 63 years to Ruth Bell Graham with whom he raised five children. Duke University professor Grant Wacker, author of the biography, America’s Pastor,” described Rev. Graham as “a man who maintained absolute marital fidelity ... an evangelist who lived the way he preached." Graham's long marriage to Ruth, who he called “the most incredible woman I’ve ever known,” is one of the greatest lasting love stories of our time and a major reason his ministry succeeded where others failed. Read More

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