Minister savors day for his forebears

HARRY BUTLER TALKS about the inauguration of Barack Obama as president on Tuesday. Butler stands in Handy Chapel, where he is pastor. “All I can do now is pray to God that he gives his wisdom (to Obama) to make the right choices,” said Butler, the great-grandson of a slave.     



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HARRY BUTLER TALKS about the inauguration of Barack Obama as president on Tuesday. Butler stands in Handy Chapel, where he is pastor. “All I can do now is pray to God that he gives his wisdom (to Obama) to make the right choices,” said Butler, the great-grandson of a slave.     

The great-grandson of a Virginia slave, Harry Butler watched in wonder Tuesday morning as Barack Obama took the oath of office as president of the United States. The moment, Butler said, was…




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