Monday, October 5, 2009

Flags at half mast Tuesday...

Rick is ordering flags to be at half mast on Tuesday (link). Excerpt follows...
Gov. Rick Perry has ordered the lowering of Texas flags to half-staff throughout the state Tuesday ( Oct. 6 ) in honor of the late Dr. Norman E. Borlaug.

Borlaug, Nobel laureate and distinguished professor of international agriculture at Texas A&M University, died Sept. 12 in Dallas at age 95.

A public memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M campus.

In making the announcement, Gov. Perry stated that "the world has lost a dedicated researcher and scientist with the passing of Dr. Borlaug, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal.
If you are wondering why flags are at half mast tomorrow this is why...

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