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PRAYER AND THE SNEEZE: FACTS MATTER

"This is a true story" - so says the email headline. Can you tell truth from fiction? Do the facts matter in this feel good story? THE STORY "It happened at Eastern Shore District High School in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova  Scotia. They walked in tandem, each of the ninety three students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With rich maroon gowns flowing and the traditional caps, they looked almost as grown up as they felt. Dads swallowed hard behind broad smiles, and moms freely brushed away tears. This class would not pray during the commencements, not by choice but because of a recent court ruling prohibiting it. The principal and several students were careful to stay within the guidelines allowed…
Bob Jones
April 26, 2015