Days after disclosing he has , Rep. is speaking out publicly about the diagnosis and his plans for the future.

In an exclusive interview , the Georgia Democrat struck a positive, determined tone and indicated he has no plans to withdraw from his current responsibilities.

“It is a challenge and a fight. But I have had challenges before and been fighting all my life,” Lewis told the paper. “I am ready for the fight. I will go through the treatment and face the day each day like it is a new day. I will continue to be hopeful and optimistic.”

Lewis’ reference to overcoming prior challenges is one hell of an understatement. The 79-year-old  as a civil rights

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