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Then something wonderfully and distinctively American happened: “Mr. Samuel Adams arose and said that he was no bigot and could hear a prayer from any gentleman of piety and virtue who was at the same time a friend to his country.”

So the next morning America’s founding fathers bowed their heads as an Episcopal clergyman prayed fervently “for America, for the Congress, for the Province of Massachusetts Bay and especially the town of Boston” (then under attack).

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