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President Trump touches the casket of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last week at age 99, during a ceremony in the Capitol rotunda on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Evangelist Billy Graham, one of the most influential religious figures of the 20th century, died XX at the age of XX. Scholars say his death marks the end of a historical era, in which one person could unify Protestant Christianity and come to be known as America's pastor. Courtesy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association hide caption

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'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99

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Graham set out strict rules to keep his ministry from having any whiff of impropriety. That broad philosophy could be useful to White Houses. Stephen Chernin/Getty Images hide caption

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