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Marion, North Carolina / Child Preacher #562195

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Marion, North Carolina: Ann Rubenstein) 10-yr.-old preacher Duffie Strode shown preaching. [TEACHER - tells child to come to class.] Strode noted suspended for third time. [STRODE - quotes Bible.] School officials quoted. [Duffie's 5-yr.-old brother Matthew STRODE - preaches.] [School OFFICIAL - tells child he is in violation of rules.] [Boys' sister Pepper STRODE - says reporters come from hell.] Pepper noted suspended. [Mother Robin STRODE - says preaching comes before education] [WOMAN - says church is place for preaching.] Father David Strode noted taking boys to shopping malls to preach. [STRODE - says Christians shouldn't be against preaching.] [STRODE - tells people they're going to hell.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Rubenstein, Ann

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