Congressman remembers folk star Mary Travers

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) on Thursday tweeted memories of the late Mary Travers, one part of the folk trio "Peter, Paul and Mary." Travers passed away from leukemia on Wednesday.

The freshman Democrat tweeted:

A loss to the world and her friends,Mary Travers of Peter Paul and Mary. The end of an era, and a life well-lived:

Travers -- who was one of the most iconic figures in fold music -- was 72-years-old.

Here is live footage of the group's performance of "Blowin' in the Wind"

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