published Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Quote worthy

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for July 22-27:

"I do know she loved the boys. Even if she made some horrible choices."

— Linda Bates, on her former daughter-in-law Tasha Bates, who has been charged in the hyperthermia deaths of her two sons, ages 3 and 5

"When Mr. Mayfield went out and said, 'My gosh, I can't even disagree with a single one of Mr. Fleischmann's votes,' I said, thank you. I almost put one of my stickers on him."

— U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, on one of his opponents for the Republican nomination in the 3rd District

"For the whole family, life changed."

— LeKeshia Matthews, on life since her daughter, 13-year-old Keoshia Ford, was critically injured and left an invalid when she was accidentally shot during a gang shootout on March 17

"I threw my M-1 rifle and went to him; he was gone. It broke my heart. He saved my life many a time, and I don't know why."

— Korean War veteran Jackie Ledford, on the lieutenant who was killed on the day he took Ledford's lead position on their patrol

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