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Kucinich's younger sister, Beth Ann, died today...

I got this in my inbox this evening, therefore I cannot provide a link.
The Kucinich family will be in my prayers...

"Family Angel" Beth Ann Kucinich joins the angels

Congressman Dennis Kucinich's youngest sister, Beth Ann, passed away today.
Please keep her and the Kucinich family in your prayers and in your hearts.

CLEVELAND, OH (Tues. Nov. 11) - Proud Army Veteran, Beth Ann Kucinich, beloved youngest sister of Congressman Dennis Kucinich, died today, Veteran's Day, at Veteran's Hospital in Cleveland, after a battle with acute respiratory distress syndrome. She was 48 years old.

Her family was at her side throughout the three week ordeal, as she struggled to survive while on life support.

Beth Ann Kucinich served in the US Army at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. A talented musician as well as an artist, she sold many of her works of art to her fellow veterans at the Brecksville Veterans Center. Her specialty was drawing famous cartoon characters for friends and loved ones on special occasions.

An avid heavy metal fan, she attended many local area concerts and practiced her own music with a guitar, with an extraordinary impression of Janis Joplin.

"She was pure love. Every action, every sentiment, every piece of art, every word she spoke was an expression of love. Beth Ann was our family's angel, our 'Heavy Metal Angel', said her eldest brother Dennis.

"Our brother, Perry, passed away last December. Beth Ann never got over Perry's sudden passing. The two had been inseparable. She talked about Perry constantly and she longed to be with him," Dennis said.

She was the beloved mother of Asher; treasured sister of Dennis, Frank, Gary, Teresa, Larry, and the late Perry Kucinich; and dear aunt and a great aunt.

The Kucinich family will receive visitors at Golubski Funeral Home, 6500 Fullerton Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio on Wednesday, November 12, 4pm to 9pm, and on Thursday from 9:30 am until 11:00. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am, with interment at Calvary Cemetery
The Re-Elect Congressman Kucinich Committee
PO Box 110475 | Cleveland | OH | 44111 | 216-252-9000

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anyone know why she came down with this?
or where she had been stationed?

I think they would have said

if she was any place besides Kentucky.

Sorry to hear

that. It is very difficult to find words that can truly comfort at a time like this, hope their loving memories of her give them strength to go forward.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

I will drop his family a twenty

and hopefully with no disrespect, slip him a "From Freedom to Fascism" DVD to complete the learning process for him. Do you think that would be disrespectful or not?

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

did you say

with no disrespect?

are you kidding?

Yes, it's inappropriate.

That's not an appropriate function for such a gesture. I'm not sure if you are even allowed to give cash to him or his family directly anyway since he is a Congressman. Definitely ask first, a donation towards his favorite charity or cause might be a more appropriate gesture.