Our country lost a giant today in the passing of Senator Kennedy. Whatever your political views, you can not discard his long service to our country. Senator Kennedy served in the Senate for 47 years, the second longest serving Senator in our countrys' history.
Senator Kennedy came from a different world of politics than what we have today. Those who served in the political arena during his time, fought their political battles but yet respected one another as individuals. One of Senator Kennedy's greatest friends in the United States Senate was Senator Orrin Hatch, a Republican. He was willing to reach across the aisle and do what was best for our country, not what was best for them politically.
Mahy each of us take time today to remember him and thank God for his long public service to our country. Remember Senator Kennedy by trying to do a good work towards your fellow man. A truly remarkable man has passed from our presence.