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Ben Carson speaks at local conference

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The Word of God Ministries held its second Advance Men's Conference Saturday and welcomed a well known guest speaker. The conference brought men together to instill faith and serve as a reminder that each person has a purpose in life, family and community. Speakers encouraged men to find their purpose and apply the means to live it to better themselves and others. The now famous surgeon Dr. Ben Carson served as a model and shared the story of how he found his purpose in life. He also touched on a few social topics, like his dislike of political correctness.

"Because what has happened is that a majority of people in this nation have been beaten into submission," Carson said. "They just kind of sit around and look and say, 'I better not say that. I better not do this because they'll call me this or they'll call me that.'"

Carson is rumored to be running for president in 2016.

 

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