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Black clergy give Warren prayerful Senate send-off

In a rousing prayer session in a small brick church in Dorchester Sunday evening, Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren asked the city’s black ministers and church members to pray for her as she heads to Washington, D.C., and vowed to fulfill her duty to represent the least powerful.

The hourlong service at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church reflected the close relationships Warren built with black church leaders during her campaign, and her presence cemented their faith that she will fight for them, they said. Preachers and members from a dozen churches gathered for the send-off.

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