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Rick Perry on His Values Growing Up at the 2011 Values Voter Summit

October 8, 2011
I'm proud to be the son of two tenant farmers. Where I grew up, we didn't have much in the way of material goods, but we were sure rich. We were rich in spirit. We were abundant in faith. And we were devoted to family. Happiness wasn't a product of what we had but what we believed. And we believed we were blessed to live in the freest nation on this earth, that were fortunate to grow up where there was a strong sense of community, that there was nothing that we couldn't achieve in "the land of the free and the home of the brave."

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Rick Perry is the 47th and current Governor of Texas who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for president in 2012. He is Texas's longest-serving governor and chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Elected as George W....