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Pastor James C. Givens greets Annie Campbell after church Sept. 23, 2012 at Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Myers. 'I try to give sermons of hope and inspiration, stressing the importance of family. I go back to the basics. In the beginning, African American families didn't hve much, but we had each other,' Givens said.

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Corey Perrine/Staff Pastor James C. Givens greets Annie Campbell after church Sept. 23, 2012 at Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Myers. "I try to give sermons of hope and inspiration, stressing the importance of family. I go back to the basics. In the beginning, African American families didn't hve much, but we had each other," Givens said.

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