Quote worthy

Quote worthy

June 30th, 2013 in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for June 23-28.

"I just suffered with whatever was wrong with me."

-- Constance Bradford, of Altamont, Tenn., on what is a way of life for many rural people who don't have access to or can't afford medical care

"People say, 'You don't know what you're missing.' Frankly, I do -- I'm missing cancer and heart disease and diabetes."

-- Dr. Byron Harbolt, 89, who said he has never tasted meat and advises patients to avoid it if they want to improve their health

"[T]hem long nights an my granny prayers paid off, time to leave ... da streets. #blessed."

-- Demetrius Davis, 19, on his Facebook page in the days before he was shot to death

"Welcome to Camp Hope. We're here to build a house."

-- Jim Fleming, one of the organizers of a project to build a new home in seven days for U.S. Army Spc. Andrew Smith and wife Tori. Andrew Smith lost both legs below the knee to an IED in Afghanistan.