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DE pool where Biden worked as lifeguard named after him

DE pool where Biden worked as lifeguard named after him

Joe Biden returned to the public swimming pool in DE where he worked as a lifeguard 55 years ago, as part of a ceremony to rename the pool after the former vice president.

Swimmers - mostly children - left the water on a pleasantly warm Monday morning for a poolside renaming ceremony at Brown Burton Winchester Park near 25th Street and Locust Street. Aquatic Center, honoring Biden's connection to the pool he said influenced his views on race relations.

'Looks like Joe Biden's found a good spot to sit and ponder a 2020 run, ' was an enthusiastically shared observation from one internet user. So, I wanted to work here, ' he said, according to The Hill which attended the renaming ceremony. I'd turn on the television and I'd see and listen to Dr. (Martin Luther) King and others, but I didn't know any black people.

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The Biden Cancer Initiative will work with patient organizations, cancer researchers, cancer hospitals, research universities, governments and entities in the private and philanthropic sectors to accelerate cancer research through better resource organization and collaboration. In a statement to the public, Biden said, "I owe you all". I owe this neighborhood.

The former vice president expressed gratitude for the renaming ceremony and said, "I've received an very bad lot of wonderful honors all my career". The greatest honor was serving you for so long. "I learned so, so much". He also was presented with a portrait from a local artist of his son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, who died of brain cancer two years ago.