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Though America was established with separation of church and state, frothing contention over prayer in public schools bubbles up periodically. Right now, there's a high-profile case involving Coach Joe Kennedy in Washington, who has been suspended for continually leading students in prayer against official policy. Current law states that it's fine for students to lead each other in prayer circles, but school employees (paid with tax dollars) cannot. His story has gotten pretty big, and its presence in the zeitgeist may be one reason this photo of a football player from Richton, Mississippi is going viral. After a player from the other team was injured, everyone took a knee as they waited to see the outcome. This student, to his credit, appears to be praying for his injured opponent.

Sources: Cathy Smith Green