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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Lewis
After three winters of hard labor at a shop on top of a hill outside town, David Njos has completed his final iron work project: A collection of iron sculptures of items explorers Lewis and Clark would have taken on their journeys.
They call it their pilgrimage. One day every summer for the past 15 years, Norm Beatty and son Lewis drive from northwest New Jersey to Ashburn, where they meet Norm's college roommate, Dave Jackson. Then, the trio spends the afternoon watching training camp at Redskins Park.
Even if only partly believable, the Tom Lewis story is a dreamy one: valiant amateur who still lives at home with his parents (mum says he always keeps his room impeccably tidy) upstaging the gnarly, mega-rich Goliaths of golf at the sport's oldest major.
Despite the struggling economy, officials with the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon say contributions and pledges from this year's Labor Day event totaled $58.9 million.
"I'm heartened by the unique ability of Americans to help others in need, when they themselves are likely struggling financially," said Lewis, national chairman of the Tucson, Ariz.-based MDA.
"People used to flock to Nashville for the Ryman," Southern Living's Lewis says about the theater known as the "Mother Church of Country Music." ''Now they're flocking to Nashville to eat Tandy Wilson's food."