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May 27, 2019

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

​He’s the last surviving Marine of the USS Indianapolis. On a special Memorial Day broadcast, hear a message by a World War II hero, Edgar Harrell. On July 30, 1945, 1200 men were aboard a ship that was torpedoed and sank in 12 minutes. Only 317 survived, and you’ll hear one of them speak about his life and the grace of God. Don’t miss this special Chris Fabry Live.

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Edgar Harrell
Edgar Harrell

Edgar Harrell

Edgar Harrell, USMC (Ret.), owned and operated a distributorship for the Pella Window Company in Rock Island, Ill., for 35 years, served for 15 years on the board of Moody Bible Institute and has been a lay minister throughout his adult life. He lives in Clarksville, Tenn., with his wife, Ola, enjoying their two children, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Edgar speaks extensively around the United States about his survival at sea.

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Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.

Chris Fabry Live

Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.