(USA Today) Jasper Williams and Nate Schneider danced side-by-side Saturday afternoon as Christian rock music boomed through speakers set up on the National Mall.
Minutes earlier, the two didn’t even know each other, but Schneider nonetheless approached Williams to ask if he could pray with him at Together 2016, a gathering of thousands of Christians on the mall for a day of music, speeches and prayer.
“It was a connection from Jesus,” Williams said.
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Williams, 24, of Woodbridge, Va., said the event was an opportunity for people to come together as one, something he added was especially important given the number of recent violent episodes across the country and globe.