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Support grows for online petition to create federal holiday for Billy Graham


ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) - A national call to make a new federal holiday in the Rev. Billy Graham's honor continues to grow.

Kyle Siler started an online petition in support of the holiday on change.org a week ago.

It has now reached more than 73,000 signatures, with a goal of 75,000.

Graham died at his home in Montreat Feb. 21. He was 99.

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