An East Tennessee congressman honored a doctor who's dedicated his life to serving others.
Representative Jimmy Duncan honored Dr. Tom Kim on the House floor last November for his efforts to provide medical care for the working poor. Congressman Duncan presented Dr. Kim with an official record of that speech Friday.
Dr. Kim says he's humbled by the honor, but he's not the real hero.
"This is not for Tom Kim. This is for the volunteers, doctors and nurses and hard work, but most especially our donors. They're tremendous, they put a lot of money and support into our clinic," said Dr. Kim.
Dr. Kim founded the Free Medical Clinic of America in South Knoxville 20 years ago to serve Americans who are working but don't have health insurance. His effort now includes four additional clinics in East Tennessee.