September 30, 2014
In memory of Reubin Askew

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Gov. Reubin Askew in a photo from 2006.

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In memory of Reubin Askew

The late Gov. Reubin Askew epitomized character, conscience and courage.

| 4/30/2014

Jim Bacchus, who worked for many years alongside the late Gov. Reubin Askew, writes about the lessons we can all learn from Askew. Bacchus' reminiscences begin:

"I first met Reubin Askew when I was a 20-year-old newspaper reporter. He stood in the sunshine and spoke stratight and true to the heart. When I was 24, I became Gov. Askew's youngest aide. My father had died a few months before, and soon the governor became a second father to me..."

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