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Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

Houston, July 18, 2020 | Rocio Cruz

(Houston, TX) – Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Lewis:  

“Today, I join Americans across the country in mourning the death and celebrating the life of Congressman John Lewis, one of the most courageous and committed citizens our country has ever known.

“Through his life, he gave us an incredible gift – a chance to see the world as it should be and a way to make it so.  With unparalleled courage, deep faith, and profound hope, he personified a belief in the founding ideals of this country and a belief in his fellow citizens all the days of his life.

“My thoughts are with his family and his devoted staff, and with all Americans as we grieve his loss and reflect what our country has gained because of him.”