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House Proceeding on Apr 24th, 2007 :: 0:14:26 to 0:16:53
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care for the mother continent of africa. she was involved in those issues also. . and so i stand here today to say that juanita millender-mcdonald has taken her place in history and she did it her way. sometimes

Al Green

0:14:26 to 0:14:42( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: we did it different ways, but she knew what she was doing and why she was doing it the way that she did. and so her husband can be proud. her children can be proud. and we can all be proud

Al Green

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Speech By: Al Green

Al Green

0:14:42 to 0:14:55( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: that we had the blessing and the opportunity to live and work with the woman of substance, a woman who cared, a woman who gave up herself and a woman who left us with dignity, a woman

Al Green

0:14:55 to 0:15:09( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: who never complained, a woman who never said i feel bad, i have pain, i can't do it today. she worked right up until she took a leave of absence just a few days ago. i'm proud to stand here

Al Green

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Al Green: and say that i knew her, that i worked with her, that i've appreciated everything that she has contributed to her -- our great society. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:

Al Green

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Al Green: the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas, mr. green, for one minute. mr. green: thank you, mr. chairman. mr. chairman, first let me say amen to the words of the honorable maxine waters.

Al Green

0:15:41 to 0:15:59( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: mr. chairman, i rise to celebrate the superb woman, the honorable juanita millender-mcdonald. indeed she was a devoted wife, a loving mother, a superior scholar, a preeminent educator and a powerful

Al Green

0:15:59 to 0:16:14( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: legislator. notwithstanding all of this, mr. speaker, she had a positive air and a special flair. she was a pillar of probity. her integrity was beyond reproach. she was a repository of respect.

Al Green

0:16:14 to 0:16:28( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: her mere presence commanded respect. she was the queen of self-esteem. she was comely, courtly and stately with a positive personality. we were truly blessed to have her among us. she will surely be

Al Green

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Al Green: missed by us, and i thank god for her. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from alabama, mr. davis, for three minutes. mr. davis:

Al Green

0:16:42 to 0:16:53( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: i thank the chair for recognizing me. members of the house, we tend to use the term friend very liberally in this institution. we often apply it to anyone with whom we've had more than a casual

Artur Davis

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Artur Davis: of passing conversation. juanita millender-mcdonald was someone that i genuinely viewed as a friend. not in the way the members of the house use that term, but in the way that ordinary people

Artur Davis

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Speech By: Artur Davis

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