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Sen. Tester statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell
Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011
The following is a statement from Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana). Elouise Cobell was a star -- truly a guiding light that will always lead the way for all Americans who fight for justice and fairness. Elouise’s tireless leadership set this nation on a new course, and what she accomplished reminds us that any person in any part of this country has the power to stand up and right a wrong, no matter how difficult it may be. Sharla’s and my thoughts and prayers are with Elouise’s husband Alvin, her son Turk, and her entire family. We join the Blackfeet Nation and all Montanans in mourning, honoring and celebrating the life of an extraordinary Montanan. Future generations will learn about Elouise Cobell’s legacy and they will be inspired to follow her lead. She will always be remembered as an American hero.
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