In the midst of treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer, civil rights icon, U.S. Rep. John Lewis will be on hand for the 55th anniversary march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. WATCH LIVE
While he won’t be among the marchers, Lewis’ office said that he’ll greet marchers at the highest point of the bridge.
Thanks and Praises
to the indomitable Spirit
striding in the soles of
Congressman John Lewis
who actually Did,
who Spoke, that day as well.
His bday, is also today
as he wrestles w Stage 4
March on Washington,
Lewis and King | Lewis, Selma. pic.twitter.com/nVTcfLPnF9
— Portfolio Carmel (@PortfolioCarmel) February 21, 2020
Back in December Lewis announced that he as cancer and vowed to fight it and to “keep fighting for the community.”
"I am going to fight it and keep fighting for the Beloved Community …": Civil Rights icon Congressman John Lewis announces he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer https://t.co/J1RftLvzGk #RolandMartinUnfiltered pic.twitter.com/wcHWOHV2fP
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) December 31, 2019