March 5, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 10/11/2012

"I had to depend on the porkchoppers to get me the money. "

-- Sam Gibbons

Sam Gibbons, a "true American hero" who fought at Normandy and served as a Tampa Bay area lawmaker for more than five decades in the Legislature and Congress, has died at age 92, his son Cliff announced Wednesday.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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