Today's date is October 30, 2020

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings Statement on the passing of Congressman John Lewis and Civil Rights Activist C.T. Vivian

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Jerry L. Demings, concerning the passing of Congressman John Lewis and Civil Rights Activist C. T. Vivian.:

“I was saddened today, like many Americans, about the passing of civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis. We honor him for staying in the arena and fighting for equal justice and human rights for decades. We must also pay tribute to his colleague and co-fighter in the civil rights movement, Rev. Cordy Tindell Vivian, who deserves recognition and honor. I realize that I am, like all of you, the benefactor of the civil rights movement championed by these individuals. We offer our sympathies and condolences to their families. ” — Jerry L. Demings, Orange County Mayor

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