(Toronto Star) Just after his famous religious daily show launched in 1977, David Mainse would sit in his living room in tears, sifting through hundreds of prayer requests from his viewers across Canada.

Seeing him nestled amongst the letters, which lay across the living room, in the early hours of the day while everyone slept, is Ron Mainse’s most vivid memory of his dad.

“It kind of just spoke to how he wasn’t in it for the notoriety and the fame or to get his face on TV,” said Ron, one of four kids. “He really cared and he believed what he was doing from the depths of his being.

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