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House Proceeding on Jun 16th, 2009 :: 0:23:10 to 0:25:55
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Virginia Foxx

0:23:06 to 0:23:27( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: health care reform program that will reposition america as a competitive healthy society. i yield back. -- successful and healthy society. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from north carolina, ms. foxx, is recognized for five minutes. ms. foxx: thank you, madam speaker. this recession has been tough on my state of with high unemployment haunting

Virginia Foxx

0:23:10 to 0:25:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

0:23:28 to 0:23:48( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: our state, it's easy to lose sight of the inspiring stories of many who continue to work hard at doing good. one of those who committed to doing just that is doc henley, the founder of a north carolina nonprofit called wine to water based in boon -- boone in the heart of the high country. doc's vision for this

Virginia Foxx

0:23:49 to 0:24:09( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: organization is nothing short of inspiring. as a person who grew up carrying water, i'm particularly sensitive to this issue. doc start wine to water after doing some water sanitation work in darfur, sudan, with samaritans first, another exceptional relief works located in boone, north carolina. wine to water was founded on the

Virginia Foxx

0:24:10 to 0:24:31( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: premise of giving the nor fortunate members of our society -- more fortunate members of our society the opportunity to bring life giving water to people without access to clean drinking water around the world. wine to water which takes its name from the first miracle performed by jesus during his earthly ministry took an otherwise everyday event like a ne tasting and turned it on

Virginia Foxx

0:24:32 to 0:24:53( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: its head. by using wine events to raise money and awareness about the lack of of clean drinkg water inhe developing world, doc has harness add powerful social force and multiplied the against ross it of many, including a core of dedicated a.s.u. students who volunteer with wine to water. doc is in essence turning wine

Virginia Foxx

0:24:54 to 0:25:14( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: to water for some of the neediest people on the planet. the work of wine to water in places like sudan and cambodia has already brought clean water to more than 25,000 people. today doc's erepreneurial spirit and dedication is helping to tap sustainable sources of clean water for communities

Virginia Foxx

0:25:15 to 0:25:35( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: beyond the reach of many traditional aid organizations. doc is setting a compelling example of the value of hard work and a vision to help others. he's taken a commonplace object and used it to mobilize communities in america to help suffering communities around the world. he's truly an exceptional north carolinian and i want to praise

Virginia Foxx

0:25:36 to 0:25:55( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: him for his dedication to serving needy and suffering people. he's taken personal risks to do the hard work of providing water and clean water education in far-flung locations around the globe. thank you, doc, and all those who work with wine to water for your inspiring example during

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