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Prayer for our Mountains on the Floor of the Tennessee Senate

This morning, in the opening prayer on the floor of the Tennessee State Senate, Coffee County Pastor Michael McGloughlin spoke these beautiful prayer on the need to protect Tennessee’s heritage, mountains, and scenic vistas. If you have 6 minutes, please watch all the way through.

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Raised on the banks of the Tennessee River, JW's work to create progress in his home state and throughout Appalachia has been featured on the Rachel Maddow Show, The Daily Kos and Grist. He served first as Appalachian Voices’ Legislative Associate and then Tennessee director until leaving to pursue a career in medicine in 2012.