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Congressman Higgins on Nuns and Healthcare
Congressman Brian Higgins - Buffalo, New York
Congressman Brian Higgins shares his experience working on healthcare in Congress- and credits Catholic Sisters in America with saving healthcare. He lauds the efforts of American Sisters in their efforts to serve the people.
He also mentions working with Representative John Lewis, an "authentic American Hero." He shares a story about how Rep. Lewis used to preach to the chickens in his childhood home outside of Try, Alabama. In 195,1 John Lewis went to stay with relatives in Buffalo, NY.. A couple weeks ago John Lewis shared with Congressmen Higgins that in Buffalo he saw black and white men working together in the steel mills, and that's when he believed that desegregation could happen in the South.