HRC speech at DNC mentions Iowans

Others will comment on the speech in its entirety, and on the orange pantsuit.  I will merely point out that of the handful of personal stories Hillary Rodham Clinton recounted from her campaign travels, two were of people she met in Iowa.  Here is the section of her speech, from the prepared text:

"…I will always remember the single mom who had adopted two kids with autism, didn’t have health insurance and discovered she had cancer. But she greeted me with her bald head painted with my name on it and asked me to fight for health care.

"I will always remember the young man in a Marine Corps t-shirt who waited months for medical care and said to me: “’Take care of my buddies; a lot of them are still over there….and then will you please help take care of me?’"

The cancer patient was Mary Worden-Fiedler of Sioux City.  Clinton’s campaign blog mentions the moment.  The marine was from Sioux Center, Iowa, according to a source who knows.

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