On Election Day, A Prayer To Heal The Country

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A man holds a flag during an election prayer rally in Albany, N.Y., in August. (Mike Groll/AP)
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Churches across the country are helping voters start the healing process after a divisive campaign season. Election Day prayer services are underway, and others are scheduled through the weekend.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with the Rev. Megan Clapp, minister to youth and young adults at McLean Baptist Church in McLean, Virginia, about a bipartisan gathering the church has planned.


There’s also a Twitter hashtag trending about baking an Election Day cake — #MakeAmericaCakeAgain. Here’s one result from Here & Now producer Ashley Bailey:

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The Rev. Megan Clapp, minister to youth and young adults at McLean Baptist Church in McLean, Virginia. The church tweets @mcleanbaptist.

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