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"I want us to get our eyes on Jesus this week," evangelist Billy Graham urged in September 1996. (Bob Leverone/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

"I want us to get our eyes on Jesus this week," evangelist Billy Graham urged in September 1996. (Bob Leverone/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

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Billy Graham, minister to presidents and millions worldwide, dies at 99

When a young religious crusader named Billy Graham began preaching to the masses after World War II, he wore bright gabardine suits with loud, wide ties and argyle socks to show that Christianity wasn't dreary. And he did not hide behind a pulpit.