Not that I'd mind being related, but we aren't to the best of my knowledge. (But we still call him "Uncle Dick" for fun ;-)
However, there was one really odd event a few years ago. Remember when the VP got a pacemaker? The week before I had one implanted too after a minor heart problem was detected. Mine is just a simple one, not the defibulator type that he got. Thankfully my heart hasn't given me any troubles since then.
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