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Leonard L.
Republican NJ 7

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  • Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act

    by Representative Leonard Lance

    Posted on 2013-12-11

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    LANCE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act.



    My colleagues have told the story of Gabriella Miller. She was one of the many young people every year who leaves this world too early due to disease. Too many families share this grief.

    Today, we take a step in making a difference in the lives of those who are struggling with pediatric diseases and disorders, such as cancer and autism. Today, Congress, in working together, will target taxpayer funding for scientific research and lifesaving treatments that can lead to better outcomes and, I hope, someday, to a cure.

    Especially during the holiday season, we should be thankful for our many blessings. I am thankful, in part, for the families and advocates whose challenges we may never understand but whose commitment and love for their children is unyielding and inspiring. Today, we take action in their name.

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