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Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam Brett Paradis (right), owner of KXRA Radio in Alexandria, was this year's recipient of The Unity Foundation's Christian Leadership Award. He was honored at a luncheon Friday at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria and received a hug from his father, Mel.

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"How could I not know? How could I be so clueless? I thought Joe was pulling my leg."

Those were the words spoken by Brett Paradis, owner of KXRA Radio in Alexandria, at The Unity Foundation's luncheon Friday at Broadway Ballroom.


Paradis was honored with the Christian Leadership Award, which was presented by The Unity Foundation.

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