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Rep. Bill Young's Widow To Charlie Crist: Don't Come To The Memorial

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Below is the text of the email, as quoted by the Times: 


This e-mail is to officially advise you that your presence at my husband's memorial services will be unacceptable. I have watched over the years, as Bill had, your transparent attempts to manipulate the political arena. I don't want my husband's memorial service to be another opportunity for that and I will not tolerate anyone turning this into a platform for political gain. 

Please honor my family's request.


Beverly Young

Widow of Congressman Bill Young