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House Proceeding 07-30-09 on Jul 30th, 2009 :: 0:14:15 to 0:15:35
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Edolphus Towns

0:14:12 to 0:14:33( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: now is the time to act on health care reform, including a robust public health insurance option. the speaker pro tempore: are there further requests for one minutes? gentleman from new york rise? >> address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without

Edolphus Towns

0:14:15 to 0:15:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns

0:14:34 to 0:14:55( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: objection, so ordered. >> i rise to recognize the loss of jaidee williams who three days ago. he was a very special person. he worked with the young people, taught so many how to play baseball and of course he was an outstanding athlete himself.

Edolphus Towns

0:14:56 to 0:15:16( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: he was always giving himself to help others. i recall as a youngster how he would organize and go in his pocket and take money out to be able to assist young people in buying uniforms and being able to move from one location to another to be able to play different teams. he was just so committed to

Edolphus Towns

0:15:17 to 0:15:35( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: developing young people. he worked to get them into college and of course he had a relationship with many cches around the country and they would respect the fact that if he said that you could play, you would be able to play. and that's the kind of relationship that he had.

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