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Texas governor visits Guam

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Texas Governor Rick Perry and his family made a brief stop on Guam yesterday. According to the Governor's Office, Governor Perry and First Lady Anita Perry came to Guam to pay tribute to the late Dr. Joseph Thigpen. He is the father of the Texas first lady and was a physician and veteran who took part in the liberation of the island during World War II.

The Texas first family was escorted to the Governor's Office where they laid a wreath on Adelup Beach to honor Thigpen and all Guam liberators. Governor Calvo says he and First Lady Christine Calvo were touched and humbled by the visit.

Governor Perry was a Republican Party candidate in the 2012 US presidential election.

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