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Practical Bible College

400 Riverside Dr
Bible School Park, NY 13737-0601

General Phone: 607-729-1581
Financial Aid Phone: 800-331-4137
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions

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Pregnancy bible endures growing pains - Orlando Sentinel

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