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April 12, 2006

His name is Cain

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If you're the praying type, would you please include my hero Herman Cain in your prayers? He was recently diagnosed with colon cancer and will be undergoing surgery soon.

Regular readers of this site know how much Herman Cain means to me. Whenever I'm disenchanted with politics and politicians, whenever I think they're all the same and nothing matters, thinking of Herman Cain makes me remember that there are very real exceptions. If you've never listened to or met the man, get his books, check him out. He's just so special and different. As I wrote when his U.S Senate race came to an end:

If you work or volunteer in politics, I hope you will someday have the opportunity to work for someone that you admire as much as I admire Herman Cain. He is a breath of the freshest air, he is honest, direct, engaging, brilliant, funny and very, very real. He will never forget your name after meeting you. He will never try to pretend to be something he isn't. It takes guts that I can barely understand to do what he did down here in Georgia. He shaped the debate, his opponents ended up using his language and positions as their own. He is a force, if you ever have the opportunity to hear him speak, go do it. You will never forget it. You will not be the same when it's over. I know he will do great things and I will be watching closely.

Be well, Herman. I'll be praying for you.

Posted by Karol at April 12, 2006 09:41 AM | TrackBack
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I will keep him and his wonderful family in my prayers.

Posted by: Von Bek at April 12, 2006 02:05 PM

Herman is an awesome fighter and a superb man of faith. Our prayers are with him and his family.

Posted by: Maurice at April 12, 2006 07:50 PM

Herman will beat this. He is in my prayers.

Posted by: lance at April 13, 2006 08:51 AM

Herman "if you worry don't pray,if you pray don't worry"

Posted by: Michael Cain at April 24, 2006 09:31 PM

I love Herman from his Godfather's Pizza days.
He is a wonderful leader and an inspiration to all. He will beat this.

Posted by: Diane at May 3, 2006 04:12 PM
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