Community responds to death of Rev. Billy Graham

By Kassie Simmons - Intern

Billy Graham provided spiritual counsel to 12 sitting U.S. presidents—including Dwight D. Eisenhower, pictured here.

Rev. Billy Graham, a popular evangelist who converted millions to Christianity, died in the comfort of his home Wednesday morning. He was 99 years old.

Graham served as a confidant to several presidents and traveled the world for his ministry work. His success in avoiding scandals earned him the title of one of the "most-admired" people according to American polls.

The vast community Graham touched over the years has posted responses to the news on social media.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evangelist Billy Graham addresses the audience from the stage during the Billy Graham Library Dedication Service on May 31, 2007 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

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