First for Friday, June 5, 2015

Looking back: Beau Biden
The former Delaware Attorney General and son of Vice President Joe Biden lost his battle with brain cancer last Saturday. Beau Biden will be remembered for his life of public service and pushing to help those who couldn’t always help themselves. As much as he valued his privacy, it was a life he lived in the public eye.

Tom Gordon reflections
When Beau Biden announced he would run for governor in April 2014, instead of running for a third term as attorney general, one of the people offering advice was New Castle County Executive Tom Gordon. Gordon came to the First studios this week where he offered his reflections on Beau Biden.

Rep. John Carney reflections
Over the weeks and months to come there will be much speculation over who will seek the Democratic nomination for governor next year. That is the last thing on John Carney’s mind. Delaware’s congressman shared this thoughts on Beau Biden earlier this week and describes the void that people are feeling.

Mike Castle reflections
Beau Biden’s legacy is a classic Delaware one. Mike Castle, long time Delaware Republican Representative offered his reflections.

Childhood memories
Beau Biden’s legacy will be remembered in the way he connected with those close to him. Margaret Aitken and Rob Buccini have known Beau since they were kids and none of them ever lost contact.

Personal memories
You didn’t need to be famous to come in contact with Beau Biden. For Sherry Dorsey-Walker and Jordan Hines, it came in a chance encounter. No matter where you turn, you’ll see an outpouring of love for Beau Biden.

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