God on view from Jeff Puckett's helicopter in Denver: The story of Prayer One

What would you call a helicopter that brings metro-Denverites closer -- well, at least five hundred feet closer -- to God?

Local businessman Jeff Puckett calls his holy helicopter Prayer One, and he's been flying religious leaders, politicians and, most recently, young former gang members on it for the past five years. Read all about Puckett, Prayer One and the powerful things people experience on the helicopter's weekly skyscraper-high flights over Denver in this week's feature, "Jeff Puckett's Helicopter Gets Denver Closer to God."

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Melanie Asmar is a staff writer for Westword. She joined the paper in 2009 and has won awards for her stories about education, immigration and epic legal battles. Got a tip? She'd love to hear it.
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