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Baptists' chief goes on border-kid visit

Find resolution, he urges U.S. officials

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

The Rev. Ronnie Floyd of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas waves shortly after being elected the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention during its annual meeting Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Baltimore. Floyd received 52 percent of votes cast by delegates to the annual meeting of the nation's largest Protestant denomination. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

The Rev. Ronnie Floyd of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas waves shortly after being elected the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention during its annual meeting Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Baltimore. Floyd received 52 percent of votes cast by delegates to the annual meeting of the nation's largest Protestant denomination. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

WASHINGTON -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd said he's heard stories about children flooding across the country's southern border, fleeing violence and abuse. But during a trip to south Texas on Tuesday, he was able to put a face to the stories.

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