Get Well Soon, Senator McGovern!

In the short time since we posted this get-well card for Senator McGovern, we’ve received
many warm responses from South Dakotans. Here are just a few:

“I appreciate not only your decades of service to the world and this country and to South Dakota, but especially cherish the several opportunities we have had to meet during that time. I pray that you will soon be back feeding those who are hungry not only for food, but also for good thinking and leadership.” —Kathy K. Grow
“Dearest Senator, I'm so sorry to hear about your accident. My husband Mack and I wish you a very speedy recovery. I hope you take some time to get some rest now. You deserve it. Mack and I would also like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Please take care.” —Mack and Heidi McGillivray
“Dear Senator McGovern, You have inspired us for forty years, and continue to do so. We look forward to your full recovery. South Dakota and the Earth need you!!” —Jerry and Norma Wilson
“Sen. McGovern Sending good thoughts your way for a speedy recovery. You are an inspiration to generations of Democrats. Hope your are up and around soon.” —Mary Perpich, Brookings County Democrats
“I have such wonderful memories of you, your presidential candidacy and the times I met you while I lived in South Dakota. Like many true statesmen, you continued to serve your country well even when you no longer held elective office. Get well. We need you.” —Karen Cárdenas
“It was years ago that we talked during one of your many trips to the Yankton College campus. But, your honesty, candor and courage left a lasting impression on me. I only hope that I have lived up to the challenge you left for us then. Thank you for all you have done and are doing. Get well soon; so that you can continue to inspire other generations to follow in your footsteps.” —Rev. Dr. Nelson C. Stone CH(LtC)US Army retired
“You are in our thoughts and prayers, Senator. I have been inspired by your example ever since you visited Colton Public School during what I believe was your first campaign or term in the House of Representatives.” —David and Linda Sandvik
“George, Best wishes as you recover from your fall. You mean so much to so many people. We all admire you and wish you a speedy recovery. Be sure to take this time to relax and rest and can spend the lots of this holdiay season with your family.” —Deb Merxbauer
“Dear Senator McGovern, I hope you are feeling better and will be up and around for the holidays. You have been an inspiration to me all my life and I want to thank you for all you have done for the citizens of this country.” —Ruth Krogh
“Dear Senator McGovern, I hope you are feeling better and will be up and around for the holidays. You have been an inspiration to me all my life and I want to thank you for all you have done for the citizens of this country. Ruth” —Emily Bosch

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