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New York lawmaker spotted helping mother duck and ducklings cross busy street

New York lawmaker spotted helping mother duck and ducklings cross busy street
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Why did the mother duck and her ducklings cross the road? Because they knew their local representative was there to stop the traffic and they'd safely get to the other side. 

A viral video shows New York Rep. Kathleen RiceKathleen Maura RiceHillicon Valley: Simulated cyberattack success | New bill for election security funding | Amazon could be liable for defective products Lawmakers introduce bill to help election officials address cyber vulnerabilities House lawmakers to launch probe into DHS excluding NY from Trusted Traveler Program MORE (D) and several others helping to stop traffic once they noticed a mother duck and her ducklings were trying to cross the busy intersection. 

Rice responded on Twitter after she was identified in the video, saying: "Proud to serve every New Yorker, including those with webbed feet."