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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2007 :: 8:46:22 to 8:49:59
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8:46:08 to 8:46:22( Edit History Discussion )

end. the thoughts and prayers of all the members of congress and especially members of the georgia delegation are with his wife gloria and his two sons charles and carlton, his family and many

Michael R. Turner

8:46:22 to 8:46:34( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: grandchildren. congressman charlie norwood made a lasting contribution, not just to the state of georgia, but to the nation and to all of us as members of this body. we are more than lucky. we

Michael R. Turner

8:46:22 to 8:49:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael R. Turner

Michael R. Turner

8:46:34 to 8:46:45( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: are very blessed to have known him as a friend and as a colleague. he will be deeply missed. mr. speaker, thank you and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Michael R. Turner

8:46:45 to 8:46:58( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: from georgia. mr. deal: mr. speaker, i would yield three minutes to our colleague from georgia, dr. gingrey. mr. gingrey: i appreciate my colleague for yielding. charlie norwood was a very successful

Michael R. Turner

8:46:58 to 8:47:10( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: dentist in my hometown of augusta, georgia. i didn't know charlie at that time, because i had long since moved away. but as a practicing physician in marietta georgia, several years ago,

Michael R. Turner

8:47:10 to 8:47:21( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: i went to the annual meeting of the georgia ob-gyn of georgia, to hear charlie norwood talk about patients' bill of rights and his concern with managed care and h.m.o.'s and liability and

Michael R. Turner

8:47:21 to 8:47:35( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: that sort of thing. and when i heard dr. norwood speak to my colleagues of physicians about this issue, and then in turn, including myself, gave him a standing ovation, i want to tell

Michael R. Turner

8:47:35 to 8:47:46( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: you, mr. speaker, and i never told charlie this, that was an inspiration for me to have the opportunity and thank god that i did, to follow in that walk that he walked. what a great member

Michael R. Turner

8:47:46 to 8:47:57( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: of this body. and what a fierce competitor and a feared competitor, mr. speaker. as my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, distinguished john lewis knows well, that charlie would fight

Michael R. Turner

8:47:57 to 8:48:10( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: for something he believed in, but in a very respectful way and he thought about others before himself. an example, mr. speaker, just in this last election cycle, when charlie was suffering

Michael R. Turner

8:48:10 to 8:48:22( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: so much as representative deal just mentioned, he didn't think about himself. he won his re-election with 67% of the vote. and it wasn't that he couldn't campaign because of his illness, he

Michael R. Turner

8:48:22 to 8:48:40( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: was working all that time for another colleague in a very competitive district. he was running that campaign. that's the kind of guy charlie norwood was and kind of fellow we will remember here

Michael R. Turner

8:48:40 to 8:48:56( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: on both sides of the aisle in this great house of representatives. he was a friend, a colleague, a fighter, a fighter for patients' rights. he was a fighter for students, as his work on the education

Michael R. Turner

8:48:56 to 8:49:07( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: and workforce committee, the energy and commerce committee. he's somebody that we can all emulate. and i just want to say to his wife gloria and his two sons and four grandchildren and the

Michael R. Turner

8:49:07 to 8:49:19( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: norwood family, we are praying for you. we want to uplift you. we will be with you tomorrow. but we know, as you do, that charlie is in heaven right now. and god has accepted him with open arms

Michael R. Turner

8:49:19 to 8:49:31( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: and saying, well done, my good and faithful servant. and i yield back. . mr. lewis: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from georgia, mr. david scott. mr. scott: thank you very much, mr.

Michael R. Turner

8:49:31 to 8:49:46( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: lewis, mr. speaker, to my distinguished colleagues from georgia, and other members of congress who are here. this is indeed a sad occasion. charlie norwood led an extraordinary life. he was a

Michael R. Turner

8:49:46 to 8:49:59( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: combat veteran, he was a cared about all of the people of georgia. let me give you an example, if i may. i remember when i was serving in the georgia legislature as a state senator. and he needed some

Melvin L. Watt

8:49:59 to 8:50:15( Edit History Discussion )

Melvin L. Watt: help for the morehouse school of medicines national primary care center. the person that led the fight up here to secure the federal dollars for the moorehouse school of medicine's primary care

Melvin L. Watt

8:49:59 to 8:56:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Melvin L. Watt

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