REP. HARRY LEWIS JR. NAMED 2018 CI­TI­ZEN OF YEAR

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“Coatesville is the only city in our county,” he said. “We have to take pride while they are strug­gling now and boost them back up. That’s what I wanted to do, and that’s what I con­tinue to do. My life has been blessed and I am proud of my com­mu­nity and I am proud of Coatesville.”

Lewis said he is also proud that so many Coatesville na­tives went on to be na­tional stars and role mod­els, in­clude Richard Hamil­ton, 40, an NBA All-Star guard for the Detroit Pis­tons and Chicago Bulls; Johnny Weir, 34, fig­ure skater; Su­san Richard­son, 66, star of the for­mer hit TV se­ries “Eight is Enough;’ Bil­lie Joe, 1963 rookie of the year for the AFL Den­ver Bron­cos; Der-

FRAN MAYE - DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Rep. Harry Lewis Jr. speaks at Longwood Gar­dens Thurs­day night af­ter be­ing named 2018 Ci­ti­zen of the Year.

FRAN MAYE - DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Rep. Harry Lewis Jr., sec­ond from left, holds a ci­ta­tion from Ch­ester County Com­mis­sion­ers, from left, Kathy Coz­zone, Michelle Kich­line and Ter­ence Far­rell af­ter be­ing named 2018 Ci­ti­zen of the Year.

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