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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Jessie Streater, November 10, 2001. Interview R-0165. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Reliance on prayer in daily life

Streater briefly but passionately describes her reliance on prayer in her daily life.

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Oral History Interview with Jessie Streater, November 10, 2001. Interview R-0165. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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BARBARA COPELAND:
Wanted to know how important is prayer in your life? Does it play an important role in your life?
JESSIE STREATER:
Oh yes it does. Before I can get in my car and drive off, I've got to pray. I might not make it to the corner without that prayer. I get up each morning I just feel like I need to thank God because today wasn't promised to me. That's another blessing that was given to me.