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A retired educator that was the keynote speaker at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning encouraged attendees to put their lives in the hands of a higher power and to follow God’s will.

“The nation depends on you,” speaker Gary Beene told the nearly 400 people in Hatfield Hall at the Madera District Fairgrounds.

The 12th annual breakfast, hosted by the Madera Ministerial Association and the Chamber of Commerce, was one of 40,000 National Day of Prayer observances held throughout the country each year, according to the chamber.

The theme of this year’s breakfast was “One Nation Under God,” and Beene talked about the toll worry can take on people’s lives...


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