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Creation Fest Co-Founder Headed To Prison For Child Sex Abuse

MEDFORD, NJ (CelebrityAccess) — A former New Jersey pastor who helped to found what is billed as one of the nation’s largest Christian music festivals was sentenced to 18 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting children.

Harry Thomas, 75, who formerly served as the pastor for the Come Alive New Testament Church in Medford, and who helped to launch Creation Fest, failed in withdrawing a guilty plea on Friday, according to the Associated Press.