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    Bill White (2007)

    As the Mayor of Houston, Texas, Bill White marshaled the resources and goodwill of his city to provide refuge and essential services to hundreds of thousands of people who fled the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. White led a community-wide effort that included diverting convention and event business to open the region's convention cen...

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    David Baker, Michael Streit, Marsha Ternus (2012)

    On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court made history by unanimously striking down a statute barring same-sex marriage, making Iowa the third state in the U.S. and the first state outside of New England to allow same-sex marriage. Massachusetts and Connecticut already allowed same-sex marriage at the time; California had done so before the passa...

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    Statement from Paul G. Kirk, Jr., Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation's Board of Directors, on the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver (August 10, 2009)
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    Paul G. Kirk, Jr., Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation's Board of Directors, paraphrasing President Kennedy's Inaugural Address upon the death of his sister, Eunice Shriver, said:   "The energy, the faith, the devotion that Eunice Shriver contributed tirelessly to life's endeavor will continue to bring light and hope, inspiratio...

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