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House Proceeding 05-19-09 on May 19th, 2009 :: 0:20:05 to 0:21:10
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Edolphus Towns

0:19:58 to 0:20:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: church in brooklyn, new york. he pastored that church for 30 years. john pratt is going to be piss mised in the burro -- burrow, he was the kind of person always involved icommunity efforts. whenever you needed to have -- whatever you needed to have done, john pratt was a person you coulcount on. not only that, he was unusual in

Edolphus Towns

0:20:05 to 0:21:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Edolphus Towns

0:20:20 to 0:20:41( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: many ways because you could talk to him and of course he wouldn't call a press conference on you. you just could have a discussion with him and that he would do whatever it was and you didn't have to worry about him calling a big press conference let the world know you asked him to do something. he's the kind of person that was able to pull people together. he was a coalition builder.

Edolphus Towns

0:20:42 to 0:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: we are going to miss john and his coalition skills because he could talk to anybody at any point in any time, and that was the thing that he was able to do so well. ill-dirble' never forget when my mother passed, he was there on

Edolphus Towns

0:21:03 to 0:21:10( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: behalf of my family. let me say to the pratt family you have my support in every way. if there's anything can i do just let me know. i'd be be delighted to do it

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