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The man overcame poverty and ingrained prejudice. The man learned from his mistakes, and God knows, we need more politicians like that today. He never forgot why he was elected, unlike so many of the politicians who are in office today.
"Yes, I'm a hillbilly, proud of it, proud of it, but I knew what the
people of West Virginia sent me to Washington for. They sent me to
Washington to represent them." ... Senator Robert Byrd
He revered the constitution with such a fervor that he always had a worn copy of the document with him. He revered the traditions of the US Senate and could speak with such knowledge of the institution that he went on to write a definitive 4 volume tome about it.
He was married for 69 years to his wife Erma.
He will be missed.
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