Terri Sewell

Four Little Girls - May 19, 2014

Terri Sewell
May 19, 2014
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Campaign status: Won

SEWELL: A million gold medals couldn't replace Lisa McNair’s loss, but it was the least I could do for the poor little girls and their families.

ANNOUNCER: To honor the four little girls lost in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Terri Sewell passed the law that officially recognized them with the Congressional Gold Medal, America's highest civilian honor. Lisa McNair, sister of Denise McNair:

MCNAIR: My mother and I were very honored to be able to go to Oval Office and meet America's first African-American president and share that day with Alabama's first African-American woman elected to Congress. Congressman Sewell worked very hard to help my sister receive the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, and we are very proud of that.

ANNOUNCER: Moments like this remind us why we are proud to call Terri Sewell our congresswoman. Terri Sewell—doing the job for us.

SEWELL: I'm Terri Sewell and I approve this message. I'm asking for your vote on Tuesday, June 3.

ANNOUNCER: Paid for by Terri Sewell for Congress.