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House Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 1:46:45 to 1:49:50
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Chet Edwards

1:46:41 to 1:47:02( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: be remembered for giving so much of himself for this country and for all of us. thank you, madam speer. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from michigan. mr. conyers: madam speaker, i recognize our real leader on

Chet Edwards

1:46:45 to 1:49:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chet Edwards

Chet Edwards

1:47:03 to 1:47:24( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: improving relations not just in texas but across the country, mr. chet edwards of texas, and i'm pleased to yield him three minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for three minutes. mr. edwards: madam speaker, let me begin by thanking the chairman for his kind comments and for his leadership for our country. madam speaker, america is a better country today because of

Chet Edwards

1:47:25 to 1:47:45( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: the life and service of dr. hector p. garcia. and we will be a better country tomorrow if every school child hears his story. it is the story of an immigrant child who worked hard. became a physician, and dedicated his entire life to his family and service to cntry.

Chet Edwards

1:47:46 to 1:48:06( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: it is a story that one person can make a difference. it is a story of the timeless values of hard work and service to others. it is the quintessential american story of love of country expressed through a litime of service to others. one of the greatest privileges

Chet Edwards

1:48:07 to 1:48:28( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: of my lifetime was to know dr. hector garcia. he left the world a better place and his life story continues to inspire everyone who hears it. and it is my hope that every school child in america will adhere to his story. a true champion of our nation's never-ending quest for equal opportunity for all.

Chet Edwards

1:48:29 to 1:48:50( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: as a child growing up in corpus christi, texas, dr. garcia's hometown, i lived on the same block. at the time i did not know he was a world war ii hero who earned a bronze star and the rank of major. i did not know of his championing the cause of america's hispanic veterans. yet as i grew old enand learned of his heroic lifetime of

Chet Edwards

1:48:51 to 1:49:12( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: service on the battlefield of war and the halls of congress, and the offices of his medical practice, his life's story became an inspiration that led me to public service. had it not been for dr. hector, as we called him, i probably would not be in congress today. for that i am personally grateful.

Chet Edwards

1:49:13 to 1:49:33( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: but i am even more grateful for how he made a difference in our nation's history. may god bless and forever keep in his loving arms dr. hector p. garcia. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from michigan.

Chet Edwards

1:49:34 to 1:49:50( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: mr. conyers: we are out of speakers, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: does the gentleman eld back? mr. conyers: only after the gentleman from texas does. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas has yielded back his time. mr. conyers: then i do the same

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