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Billy Graham’s Korean War Issued Boots

July 1, 2014

Billy Graham wore these boots when he visited U.S. troops in Korea, Christmas 1952. They were issued to him by the military, given that temperatures in the region often dropped below zero. Billy Graham said of visit, “I wept more in Korea than in all the past several years put together. These experiences changed my life … I felt as though I had gone in a boy and come out a man.


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