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Orrin Hatch's Cell Phone Rings During Prayer Breakfast (Video)

It was one of those embarrassing moments.

As Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch prepared to deliver a "The Prayer for National Leaders" at the National Prayer Breakfast, he had "a calling."

His cell phone went off the moment he started to pray. He sheepishly said, "Woops...Oh dear." To gales of laughter he said, "I never learned how to turn that alarm off. I apologize. Let us pray."

You can watch the video at left.


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