"That encouraged me I could run for office and still manage and have a great family, as is testimony to what we're seeing here, this big, exuberant, loving family," Guthrie told the Cincinnati Enquirer . "He was just a good man."
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Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, said the bill originated from a discussion with Alabama emergency room physician Dr. Alan Moore, whom Guthrie knows.
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