Rev. Billy Graham's long history with Arizona

- Rev. Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday aged 99, had a long history with Arizona.

The first time Rev. Graham came to Arizona was back in 1964, when more than 100,000 people attended an event at Sun Devil Stadium, on what is now Arizona State University's campus in Tempe.

Rev. Graham later returned to Arizona in 1974, for a week-long crusade, once again on ASU's campus. On average, 1,200 people showed up each night to hear Rev. Graham's gospel message.

In 2013, Rev. Graham sent a rapid response team to Prescott, after the Yarnell wildfire. The chaplains offered support to the community, after the loss of the 19 Granite Mountain hot shots.

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