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'Medical miracle': DeSaulnier recounts harrowing experience with near-fatal pneumonia

Original post made on May 29, 2020

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier shared the story of his critical hospitalization in his own words and reflected on the imprint that the near-death experience has left on him and how it will influence his public service going forward.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 28, 2020, 10:22 PM

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Posted by Elderly Shelterer
a resident of Vintage Hills
on May 29, 2020 at 1:53 pm

Thank you for this story, Jeremy. I was saddened to learn of Congressman DeSaulnier's illness when it was reported earlier, and have often wondered about his progress. He surely appears more gaunt, but I hope that will soon be remedied. Wishing him the best for a speedy and complete recovery. We need his brand of politician more than ever in my lifetime.


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Posted by Loretta
a resident of Country Fair
on May 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Doesn't appear as though a near death experience has improved your heart or turned you toward God.


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