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Fred Waldron Phelps

March 25, 2014


Fred Waldron Phelps, the lay preacher who believed he could re-closet homosexuals by obstructing the funerals of American servicemen, died last week at a hospice in Topeka, Kansas. He was 84. Phelps was born in Meridian, Mississippi on Nov. 13, 1929. He was raised Methodist, became an Eagle Scout, ran track and graduated from high […]

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