Thousands of Samford University alumni, parents and friends from nine states and the District of Columbia joined students to celebrate Homecoming 2007 Oct. 18–21. During the weekend’s activities, a schedule of reunions, a 28-unit parade and hot-air balloon rides offered something for everyone. Two prominent Alabama Baptists, Birmingham insurance executive Walter Barnes and retired Samford religion professor Sigurd Bryan, were…
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