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Former Gov. Mike Foster has entered hospice care

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 16:31:26-04

Mike Foster, Louisiana's 53rd governor, has entered hospice care at the age of 90, WBRZ is reporting.

Foster was a state senator before running for governor in 1996. He was re-elected four years later without a run-off.

Foster is a native and resident of Franklin. He is the grandson of Murphy J. Foster Sr., who was governor of Louisiana from 1892 to 1900. To read a biography about Foster, click here.

Jeremy Alford of Louisiana Politics tweeted that the family has issued thanks for those who are praying for Foster.

Here's the tweet: