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Boy Says Repeatedly Singing Gospel Song Caused Kidnapper to Set Him Free

The gospel song “Every Praise” may have helped saved one young boy’s life. Police in Atlanta say that earlier this month, 9-year-old Willie Myrick was abducted from his driveway, by a man who is still on the loose. Willie says for nearly three hours, he sang the gospel song repeatedly until the man eventually let him go unharmed. This week, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church honored the young hero, and Hezekiah Walker, the Grammy Award-winning gospel singer behind the song, flew in to meet Willie in person. Walker told USA Today, “I really believe that God spoke through me to save that young man’s life.” At the church service on Thursday night, Willie joined Walker onstage to help lead a chorus of “Every Praise” to a tearful standing ovation …

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