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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 3:24:25 to 3:25:40
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Brian Bilbray

3:24:21 to 3:24:42( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: steps to make sure don't have the kind of tragedy through which we're going at this moment. and with that i yield back the the speaker pro tempore: gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new york. mr. towns: i'd like to know if the gentleman has any other speakers, because if not -- >> i just have a close -- just to close.

Brian Bilbray

3:24:25 to 3:25:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brian Bilbray

Brian Bilbray

3:24:43 to 3:25:04( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: mr. towns: i balance of my time and allow him to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. >> mr. speaker, i'd like to thank everyone for the cooperative effort here. sadly, mr. speaker, recently we've talked a lot about heroes. and too often i think we miss -- we mix up heroes and victims. and i think we got to remind

Brian Bilbray

3:25:05 to 3:25:25( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: ourselves that when we talk about ted hall and arnie quinones, we're talking about true heroes. victims are individuals who at the wrong place at the wrong time, and paid the ultimate price. heroes are individuals who put themselves in the situation and willfully put themselves at the wrong place and wrong time and caught and paid the ultimate

Brian Bilbray

3:25:26 to 3:25:42( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: price. there's a huge difference between a hero and a victim. today, i think with this resolution, we are not only recognizing the men and women that are out fighting the fires today, but we recognize all of the heroes, the individuals who

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