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May 1, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Wayman

Author Visits

A nationally best-selling author with a book sweeping the country is in St. Joseph this Thursday.

Todd Burpo's book "Heaven Is for Real" tells the story of how his son came back from the hospital knowing things about relative's pasts that he couldn't possibly know. THe spiritual story and the family's appearance in St. Joseph is part of the community's "National Day of Prayer" celebration this Thursday. Darrell Jones is the chair of the St. Joseph mayor's National Day of Prayer Committee in St. Joseph and says the public breakfast will be an eye-opener.

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Tickets to sponsor the authors appearance are still available by calling Grace Evangelical Church in St. Joseph. The public can attend the presentation for free, it starts Thursday morning at 7:30 at the civic arena in St. Joseph.