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Waterford High School grad optimistic about 38th District run
Published May 29, 2016 - The Day - By Martha Shanahan
Waterford — Lauren Shaw has never run for political office before.
But the 20-year-old Waterford High School graduate and Alabama native said she sees her lack of experience as an advantage in the election for state representative from the 38th District.
“It’s young people who are mobilizing to change the discussion in politics and changing where we're headed as a country,” she said.
Shaw moved to Connecticut when her father was stationed in Groton with the Navy in about 2003, she said.
She got interested in Waterford’s nascent Green Party while she was studying alternative political parties at Waterford High School....
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