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Elijah Cummings Recited a 46-Word Poem In His Very First Speech to Congress. Read It Now and Be Inspired

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The world learned yesterday that U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat representing Baltimore, had died overnight.

We are a divided country right now. I know some readers will mourn Cummings's passing greatly.

Others who might have disagreed with him might offer a quick prayer or condolence and move on.

But Cummings's passing has prompted the rediscovery of a video of the very first speech he ever gave in Congress.

Part of his speech had nothing overt to do with politics, but everything to do with life.

He recited a 54-word poem........

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