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There’s no denying that the U.S. needs prayers and healing right now.

In that spirit, Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond turned their newest “Verzuz” battle into a healing experience during this difficult week.

If you missed it, watch Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond, with opening words by Bishop T.D. Jakes, right here.

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!