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“We all got some lessons in the importance of unity when we had this building filled with evacuees from the hurricanes to hit South Louisiana,” Burt said. “We opened our doors to all of them. We had black, white, Asian, Hispanic — every background possible. And our community took in all of them.

“The experience was a good lesson in what we can accomplish when we work together. The more we do to increase unity, the more we can achieve.”

Keynote speaker the Rev. Chris Witt of South Parkway Worship Center began his remarks by saying the Lord will reward those who seek Him.

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