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Congressman Marsha Blackburn remembers Margaret Thatcher

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

Washington, D.C – They stood a dozen deep. Young and old,  they lined the streets behind the flag-draped barricades. The rain began to fall almost as if the sky itself mourned the loss of a leader.

Inside the cathedral, the music began as guests arrived and were seated. From around the world they came to pay tribute to the former Prime Minister of Great Britain, Baroness Margaret Thatcher. It was my distinct honor to be among them and offer my respects to a woman who became a transformational world leader.

She grew up as the grocer’s daughter and lost two races before her constituency  chose her to represent them in the House of Commons. Her rise to Prime Minister was not without it’s hardships, but it was done with great grace.

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