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Statement from Mayor Buckhorn on the Passing of Dottie Berger MacKinnon
 
Tampa, FL October 14, 2013 - Mayor Bob Buckhorn released the statement below in regards to the passing of former Hillsborough County Commissioner and children's advocate Dottie Berger MacKinnon:

"Dottie was tenacious and dogged in her pursuit for doing what was right and fighting for children. To the hundreds of neglected or abused children whose lives she touched, she was not just their advocate, she was also their friend. Dottie listened to them and gave them a voice. She was a living testament to the fact that one person can really make the difference in someone else's life. Tampa is a better place because her."

"My thoughts and prayers are with her husband, Sandy, and the entire MacKinnon family."



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