Faced with drought and wildfires, Texas governor Rick Perry proclaims 'Pray for Rain' days 

Things are getting bad in Texas as wildfires have scorched over 1 million acres in the state and destroyed hundreds of homes. Rick Perry's response? A few days of prayer during Holy Week and Easter Sunday.

I, RICK PERRY, Governor of Texas, under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Texas, do hereby proclaim the three-day period from Friday, April 22, 2011, to Sunday, April 24, 2011, as Days of Prayer for Rain in the State of Texas.

-A proclamation by Texas Governor Rick Perry asking Texans of all faiths to pray for rain in the state of Texas

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