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House Proceeding 03-31-09 on Mar 31st, 2009 :: 0:02:20 to 0:03:35
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Laura Richardson

0:02:01 to 0:02:21( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from california rise? >> request permission to address the house for one

Laura Richardson

0:02:20 to 0:03:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Laura Richardson

Laura Richardson

0:02:22 to 0:02:42( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. richardson: mr. speaker, i rise in support to honor the life of lucille dodson francois. i lies in honor for this incredible lady. one, i had not met her in person, but because of the lives that she has left behind, particularly in her daughter,

Laura Richardson

0:02:43 to 0:03:03( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: yvonne wheeler. she recently passed after living 85 fulfilling years. she was a devoted public servant, grew up in baton rouge, louisiana, the same area where my own grandmother grew up in. she served in the east baton rouge school system until she retired, raising our young people, creating a new generation, one that i think

Laura Richardson

0:03:04 to 0:03:25( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: all of us would agree is something we should not take lightly. after that she extended her services working in the community, enjoying, coordinating various events. but most of all what she loved was building young people and building family. she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and i'd like to personally acknowledge the

Laura Richardson

0:03:26 to 0:03:35( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: incredible work that all of her family has done. and partular, that of her daughter who has assisted us in california. may her family be blessed and

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