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Senate Proceeding on Jun 5th, 2008 :: 0:36:26 to 0:41:27
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John Warner

0:36:08 to 0:36:26( Edit History Discussion )

John Warner: surrounded, as always, by his devoted wife susan, by his family, and by close friends. wymong has lost a great man and we have lost many great men and women over the years, but craig thomas leaves

John Barrow

0:36:26 to 0:36:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: behind a legacy equal to all of them. and, yet, craig would be the first one to question that praise. craig would say he was a common man. a typical cowbo who wanted simply to work hard and make a difference

John Barrow

0:36:26 to 0:41:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Barrow

John Barrow

0:36:43 to 0:36:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: for the people of the place that he loved. one year later, it is appropriate, mr. president, and right that we remember him again in the united states senate and also in our own lives. many of you

John Barrow

0:36:58 to 0:37:16( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: joined us in my hometown of casper, wymong, to mourn craig's passing. senator reid and senator mcconnell, your words and presence there were especially meaningful to the people of wymong. president bush,

John Barrow

0:37:16 to 0:37:35( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: vice president cheney, each ex tolled craig's charkter to the wymong people and wymong places. but perhaps more to what craig meant to the people was the exceptional outpouring of very personal remembrances

John Barrow

0:37:35 to 0:37:53( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: that followed his passing. in the halls here of the u.s. capitol, elevator operators, the cashiers, janitors, office staff, each would say what a wonderful person craig thomas was. his staff, many who

John Barrow

0:37:53 to 0:38:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: are now serving with me, speak about his kindness and the family character that was the hallmark in his office. it was craig's nature. in wymong, from all walks of life, so many reflected their experiences

John Barrow

0:38:10 to 0:38:29( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: with craig that left each of their lives a little brighter. they recalled his loyalty and his commitment to their future. especially the young people. in wymong, after craig's passing, folks in each

John Barrow

0:38:29 to 0:38:50( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: town, in each community, talked about the personal loss that they felt. they wrote about it in newspapers, in messages left online because craig gave so much of himself. craig took time each day,

John Barrow

0:38:50 to 0:39:04( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: every day to talk to you to say hello and not to simply pass by. he saw everyone. whomever you are. because he gave his time to wymong and to this body and to individuals who needed help, he is remembered.

John Barrow

0:39:04 to 0:39:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: he gave his passion, his leadership, and his tireless energy to make this a better place. ronald reagan said, some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. the marines don't

John Barrow

0:39:21 to 0:39:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: have that problem. craig was wymong's marine. and we will never need to wonder if he made a difference. craig thomas represented honor and dignity. admired by those who knew him, he has given us

John Barrow

0:39:43 to 0:40:00( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: a legacy of legislative accomplishment. a brilliant example of what one can do with a life lived with determination, with strength of character, and with vision. to lexi, peter, and greg, and patrick,

John Barrow

0:40:00 to 0:40:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: and all those amazing grandchildren, we, again, offer our most heart felt condolences. susan, today, like each day, we remember craig for the great man that he was and what he meant to wymong. for what

John Barrow

0:40:21 to 0:40:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: he accomplished and how he did it. for what he taught us and how he touched so many. susan's created the craig and susan thomas foundation. and for all of those who miss craig and want to see the great work

John Barrow

0:40:38 to 0:40:59( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: in education that she is continuing, i invite you to go to her website, it is important and klassing work in -- and lasting work in wymong that continues the thomas legacy of making

John Barrow

0:40:59 to 0:41:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: a difference one life at a time. to my senate colleagues and to the people of wymong remember -- remember that leadership takes courage as craig thomas demonstrated in his remarkable life. thank

John Barrow

0:41:10 to 0:41:27( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: you, mr. president. i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from wymong. mr. enzi: i want to thank my fellow senator from wymong for his comments and thank

Mike DeWine

0:41:27 to 0:41:45( Edit History Discussion )

Mike DeWine: him for the way that he has filled in and followe the legacy that senator thomas began and the work that he has done on the issues that were undone when senator thomas left us. his work on the wymong

Mike DeWine

0:41:27 to 0:42:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike DeWine

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