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House Proceeding 07-14-09 on Jul 14th, 2009 :: 0:33:35 to 0:34:35
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John Kline

0:33:26 to 0:33:46( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: my district, mr. harlan stokes and his son, charlie. last august harlan, an eagle scout himself, and charlie, who was well on his way to earning the eagle scout rank, set out to concur longs peak in the rocky mountain national park. little did they know they would need all of their scout training before the day was done.

John Kline

0:33:35 to 0:34:35( Edit History Discussion )
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John Kline

0:33:47 to 0:34:08( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: as the two reached the top of the mountain a powerful storm hit bringing rain and hail. harlan and charlie quicking headed down the mountain, but as they went down they found other less prepared hikers. bravely staying to help, they gathered those they had found and found them shelter in a nearby cave. and over the next two hours,

John Kline

0:34:09 to 0:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: the father-son duo selflessly cared for 23 hikers while they themselves began to suffer from hyperthermia. as a result of their courageous actions, all 23 hikers made it off the mountain safely. to honor their heroism, the two were awarded one of the boy scouts most prestigious awards, the national medal of merit.

John Kline

0:34:31 to 0:34:35( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: today we salute their bravery and honor their selflessly. harlan and charlie's story

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