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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 1:51:35 to 1:56:00
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Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:51:31 to 1:51:52( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: mr. cleaver: mr. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from missouri. mr. cleaver: i would like to yield to my colleague and friend from georgia, mr. stanford bishop, seven minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from georgia for seven minutes. mr. bishop: mr. speaker, it

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:51:35 to 1:56:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:51:53 to 1:52:13( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: often takes loss to remind ourselves of our unwavering appreciation and unfaltering gratitude for those few extraordinary people who despite their ability to enjoy tremendous success and reward for themselves, instead commit their energies and talents for the betterment of the world.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:52:14 to 1:52:36( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: millard fuller of america's georgia was one of those extraordinary few. he passed away february 2, leaving behind a wife and family but more importantly a legacy that is all the evidence one needs to believe in the pow ore they have human spirit to inspire hope and lift the burdens of poverty and despair from the shoulders of one's fellow man.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:52:37 to 1:52:57( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: throughout his life, millard fuller's talent and passion were put on display in no small number of ways he proved to be a great entrepreneur, founding a marketing company that made him a millionaire before he was 30 years old. he was a great lawyer and headed the southern poverty law center in montgomery, alabama. he was a great christian one

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:52:58 to 1:53:19( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: who walked away from his hard-earned wealth to pursue a life of service and philanthropy through the founding of the tremendously successful habitat for humanity. miller led the organization for more than three decades and through the application of what he called the economics of jesus helped provide over 300,000 homes to the destitute

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:53:20 to 1:53:40( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: and downtrodden across the globe. however, more than any of these things, millard was a great man. his selflessness serves as an inspiration to people throughout the nation and all across the world. born to a grocer, he refused to allow his modest beginnings to

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:53:41 to 1:54:02( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: define the course of his life. although he attained great fortune from his tireless efforts as a businessman, he soon found that in order to live a life of fulfillment, he had to dedicate himself to a simple life of devotion and service to a higher purpose. he traveled to africa in order to observe what he could do to improve the lot of the impoverished.

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:54:03 to 1:54:24( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: he became a staunch advocate for aids, africa's poor and traveled the united stas for assistant in his efforts for africa. after moving to america's eorgia which is located in the second congressional district of georgia which i'm proud to represent, millard and his supporters founded what would become the most visible and effective manifestation of his

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:54:25 to 1:54:46( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: desire to make a difference, an organization dedicated to providing housing and supporting for the poor, habitat for humanity. for more than 30 years, habitat for humanity, with the help of countless volunteers, ranging from the average citizen to former president jimmy carter, built hundreds of thousands of homes for the world's

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:54:47 to 1:55:08( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: disadvantaged. his mission, as reflected a simple plosophy best expressed in millard's own words, he said, we want to make it socially, morally, politically, religiously unacceptable to have substandard housing and homelessness. in 1996, president bill clinton

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:55:09 to 1:55:30( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: recognized millard's dedication by awarding him the presidential medal of freedom. in 2005 millard also founded the fuller center for housing, a nonprofit housing ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing worldwide, by providing the structure, guidance and support that communities need to build and repair homes for the

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:55:31 to 1:55:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: impoven parishionered among them -- impoverished among them. it is my great honor to sponsor h.res. 385 which celebrates the life of millard fuller and the impact that he had on so many. as this resolution is voted on today, let us seek to emulate millard fuller's passion for the good and the just and his

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:55:52 to 1:56:01( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: selfless spirit of a better, gentler world. i urge my colleagues to support this resolution, to honor the life and the memory and the

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