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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 4:34:00 to 4:36:45
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Jim McDermott

4:33:56 to 4:34:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: three minutes to representative jim mcdermott from washington, the chairman of the subcommittee on incoe security and family support. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from washington is recoized. mr. mcdermott: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for three minutes and permission to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. mcdermott: i want to begin

Jim McDermott

4:34:00 to 4:36:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

4:34:17 to 4:34:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: by congat lating canada and vancouver specifically for putting on a great olympics. they are our neighbor in seatle and we were pleased that our neighbor had such a goo party. to compete in the olympics is an enormous accoplishment and i want to commend each and every one of the olympians who

Jim McDermott

4:34:38 to 4:34:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: participated. it's not a national team that goes, it's individuals, the spirit of the olympics is that an individl strives to have his best or her best performance in whatever event he or she is involved in. and i want to take this tim to recognize one athlete from my

Jim McDermott

4:34:59 to 4:35:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: district, in particular whose career i followed since he was a young man. apolo ohno ex emapplyfies what it means to be an olympian. he went up to vancouver and trained every week and after winning his eighth medal in this olympics, he is now the most

Jim McDermott

4:35:20 to 4:35:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: decorated athlete to compete in the winter games. he has now appeared in thre winter olympics and has both won and lost races, but has always returned to compete against younger and sometimes even faster opponents. i want to congratulate his

Jim McDermott

4:35:41 to 4:36:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: father who raised him by himself and helped him realize the dream of competing in the olmpics. when i think about his achievements and all he has overcome, i recall a quote from teddy rosevelt, who said, the credit belongs to the man or the

Jim McDermott

4:36:02 to 4:36:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: woman who is actually in the arena, whose face is mared by sweat and blod, who strives valiantly, who errs, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming but does actually strive to do the deeds,

Jim McDermott

4:36:24 to 4:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: who knows the great enthusiasms, great devotions and spends hil self in a worthy cause who in the end knows the highest achievement and at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while dearing greatly so his or her place should not be with those

Jim McDermott

4:36:45 to 4:36:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: cold souls who know neither

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