Emmer uses sister’s death as inspiration to seek office

October 24, 2010 at 7:00 pm in West Central Tribune

Agonizing pain overwhelmed Tom Emmer’s 38-year-old sister as she lie in bed, but she was too weak to get up. So Emmer moved her legs over the side of the bed, lifted her up and moved her around the room to keep her as comfortable as the woman dying of cancer could be. “I literally slow danced with my sister as she died,” the Republican recalled about those days nearly 11 years ago.
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