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Carson Campaign Press Release - Prominent Faith Leaders to Endorse Dr. Ben Carson for President

December 02, 2015

Alexandria, Va. - December 2, 2015 - Today, Dr. Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon and 2016 presidential candidate, announced endorsements from prominent pastors and religious leaders from South Carolina and across the country. This group of approximately 20 individuals will meet with Dr. Carson in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for prayers and to discuss the important issues facing America. The devotional will be an opportunity for Dr. Carson to commune with these leaders and share his personal walk of faith.

"I'm humbled and honored to receive the support of so many men and women of faith," said Dr. Carson. "I am grateful for their support of my candidacy and vision for the country, and even more grateful for what they do to shape our values and elevate our character. I look forward to working with them to offer both political and moral leadership for America."

The following individuals will offer their endorsement of Dr. Carson today. The Ben Carson for President 2016 Campaign continues to build support with faith leaders across the country, and additional endorsements will be announced in the coming days.

Faith Leaders from South Carolina

Dameron Batson, Evangelist/Christian Rapper, Spartanburg

Mark Anthony Busbee, Evangelist, Gaston

Robert Mark Clary, Care Team at New Spring Community Church, Anderson

Joshua Clowney, Christian Rapper, Wellford

David Fields, Evangelist/Christian Rapper, Greenville

Rev. Jimmy Gallant, Charleston

Larry Theodore Hipp, Jr, Evangelist, Anderson

Austin Luke Holadia, Evangelist, Anderson

Rev. Altheresa Howard, Lancaster

Rev. Dennis Peake, Greenville

Evangelist Chancey-Lindsey Peake, Greenville

Earl Christopher Troup, MD, Greenville

Pastor Scott Williams, Lyman

Pastor Mark Wall, Anderson

Pastor Mark Wills, Greenville

Faith Leaders From Around the Country

Jim Arnold, NFL All Pro Kicker, Detroit Lions 1986-1993

Dr. David Berman, Swanzey, NH

Pastor Maury Davis, Nashville, TN

Pastor Bobby Schuller, Anaheim, CA

Pastor Michael Small, Litchfield, NH

Pastor Ron Thomas, Las Vegas, NV

Ben Carson, Carson Campaign Press Release - Prominent Faith Leaders to Endorse Dr. Ben Carson for President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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