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Delaware congresswoman whose Jan. 6th prayers went viral looks back at the trauma of that day

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., attends a Democratic event ahead of a House floor vote on the Health Care and Prescription Drug Package, at the Capitol in Washington in 2019. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., attends a Democratic event ahead of a House floor vote on the Health Care and Prescription Drug Package, at the Capitol in Washington in 2019. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Democratic Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester of Delaware called out prayers when she was trapped in the balcony on Jan. 6 as rioters stormed the Capitol. She reflects on her prayer and on how she has processed the trauma over the past year.

WHYY’s Mark Eichmann reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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