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A true warrior in our movement passed away

I wanted to write this as a tribute to not only a good friend, but as the title reads, "a warrior" in the cause of freedom.

Christe Langdeau passed away from us a few days ago, she left us far too soon, but left her mark on all that knew her.

I met Christe at one of the first meet-ups during the '08 campaign. She admitted to finding us through not one, but a few of those slim-jims that was left at her door by a Paul supporter. She came and admitted to previously leaning on the progressive side, but quickly reshaped her perspective after much reading and listening to some of our movements finest leaders.

As time went on, and the '08 campaign transitioned into Campaign for Liberty, Christe herself became a leader. Sometimes I found myself asking her questions, and learning another point of view I had not considered.

Christe become someone you thought of first, if you needed to organize people and events, no one was better. She had that certain something that people liked and gravitated to. There was an energy about her unique to her.

From state party events to state C4L functions, she was there, and I used to think that she could run an event and work a table by herself if it came down to it.

Though she was conscious of our goals politically, Christe always prepared for ??. After meetings, we would discuss forming "pods", what would we do in an emergency, if we had to get out of the city and on a moments notice. She had well thought things out, and got many of us thinking as well.

At one of our Michigan C4L annual Hog roasts, we would exercise our rights under the 2nd amendment, complete with gun safety and take turns at target practice. One year she came in heals and a sun dress and fired 'em off with the boys, she would organize days at the range as well.

I would like to think she found a 2nd family with our movement as I often times think that I did. We all need to enjoy every day that we can with one another, and reach out to stay in touch or just to ask "how are you?". because as the other day proved once again to me, the people you care about are not guaranteed to be here tomorrow.

Christe, you will be sorely missed.



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David thanks for this post

David thanks for this post and thanks for calling me. I am heartbroken about Christe, she was a bright light in our movement.

Can someone please explain what happened to Christe?

I really wish her name would have been in the title of the email. I missed the funeral. What happened?? This is horrible. So sad.

Christe's memorial is today

If your in the area, please come to celebrate a great life in our movement.

"No army can stop an idea whose time has come"

What a wonderful woman!

Well written David.

I will miss Christy. She had more energy than a nuclear sub.

Unfortunately, I can not make the funeral, but am glad we got together the other night. What a great turnout and it demonstrated how much she was loved.

With a sad heart,

Michael.

I love my COUNTRY, but FEAR my GOVERNMENT!

How tragic! :(

Oh my gosh! How did this happen? :(

I was just thinking to myself that I need to give her a call later, when then I sat down and saw this post come up on my Facebook feed. How tragic!

I had just met with Christe a little over a week ago. She was showing me a place she has access to that we had planned on using to film a lead-in clip to a commercial for Tom Wassa's campaign in his bid for Michigan's 5th district seat in congress.

I'm very saddened to hear this news. My condolences to her family. She will be greatly missed by many.

-Jeff Phillips

I only met her briefly a

I only met her briefly a few times, but her positive enthusiasm helped motivate me to get more involved. I'm sure many others feel the same way.

She made a positive impression and this news is shocking and very sad. She clearly had a positive impact on many people's lives. I hope her family takes comfort that even those who only knew her briefly are still saddened by her passing. My prayers are with her family.

her memorial information

Saturday from 4-6
Girrback Koasun funeral home
Southgate Michigan

"No army can stop an idea whose time has come"

Just learned of this in a email

Christe,
I will always remember meeting you at my 1st Ron Paul 2008 sign making meet-up. So many events and meetings since. Last time we were Celebrating the 9th District success at the state convention. Thank you

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She was an inspiration to a

She was an inspiration to a lot of people. I'm going to miss her.

I hate to see you go

She was a great person and will be missed!

'Once you become knowledgeable you have an obligation to do something about it!' — Ron Paul

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RIP Christe

I'm sure I didn't know her as well as you by any means, but I met her at the state convention and became Facebook friends. It was apparent that she was passionate about the cause of Liberty. I don't know if she was sick or what happened, but I was shocked to hear of her passing. May she rest in peace.

Thank you for the thought

She touched everyone she knew

"No army can stop an idea whose time has come"