Billy Graham will turn 98 on Monday. In Charlotte, the Billy Graham Library will have complimentary cake for guests. They’ll also be able to sign a birthday banner for the world-famous evangelist, who was born in 1918 on a dairy farm. How’s he doing? “Not great. He’s 98,” son Franklin Graham recently told The Charlotte Observer.
Still living in his mountaintop home in Montreat, “he’s real quiet. Doesn’t say much,” the younger Graham said. “Can’t see. His mind is clear. … But he speaks in sentences of one word.” Three years ago, more than 800 people – including celebrities from the worlds of TV, politics and religion – gathered at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville to wish Graham a happy 95th birthday. READ MORE