Franklin Graham Shares Timeless Photo of Parents Billy and Ruth Graham, Everyone in Tears

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August 13, 2018Aug 13, 2018

On February 21, 2018, world-famous evangelist Billy Graham passed away. The preacher's death made a weighty impact on the world, and thousands poured in their support and gratitude for the man of faith. 

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Billy's death came almost 11 years after his beloved wife, Ruth Graham, passed away. She died on June 14, 2007 days after her 87th birthday. 

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Now, several months after his father passed away, Franklin Graham shared a special photo with the world. He posted one of his parents' wedding photos on August 13, the day that would have been their 75th anniversary. 

Franklin has taken up the mantle of his parents, preaching and encouraging people throughout the world!

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Franklin Graham wrote, "Today would have been my parents' @BillyGraham and Ruth Bell Graham's 75th wedding anniversary- but this year they're both in Heaven! I'm so thankful to have had a mother and father who lived out their commitment to God and to each other throughout the years."

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As soon as Franklin shared the precious photograph, people began reacting on social media. Several people spoke out about the impact that the couple had on their lives.  Below are some of the responses. 

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What do you think about this adorable throwback photograph? Did Billy and Ruth Graham make an impact on you?! Let us know! In other recent news, it's a special day for Press Secretary Sanders and her father, Gov. Huckabee, just posted the sweetest message for her!

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