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Crowd Goes Wild After Valedictorian Rips Up Speech, Recites Lord's Prayer

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The great thing about being a Christian conservative these days is that we are now the counterculture, the hippies, the rebels, the outsiders....

Life is much more fun as a Bluto as opposed to a Niedermeyer (media, left) carrying all that fascist water for America's Dean Wermers (The State, Democrats, Obama):

A South Carolina valedictorian garnered wild applause after he ripped up his pre-approved speech and delivered the Lord’s prayer at his high school graduation on Saturday.

The act was apparently in protest of the Pickens County School District’s decision to no longer include prayer at graduation ceremonies, Christian News reported. Officials said the decision was made after the district was barraged with complaints by atheist groups.

But that didn’t stop Roy Costner IV of Liberty High School. He ripped up his graduation speech for all to see, before he started talking about his Christian upbringing, Christian News reported.

“Those that we look up to, they have helped carve and mold us into the young adults that we are today,” he said. “I’m so glad that both of my parents led me to the Lord at a young age.”

“And I think most of you will understand when I say…” he paused. “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name…”

The auditorium began to erupt with applause and cheers.

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