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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Louisiana congressman dodges gators on daily jogs

June 5, 2015
In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham dodges alligators, 100-pound snapping turtles and snakes during his daily jogs on the freshman Republican's Alto farm.

Abraham said he jumped over a 4-foot gator — "That's a small one," he said — that wandered out of a farm pond and onto a turnrow in his path.

"I turned around the bend and the gator was sitting there, so all I could do was jump the gator," he said. "She probably didn't even notice. It was a non-event."

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