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"Question; "What made you Democrats?"
     "Well, maybe I guess, just because our family was. Our dad's were."
    Question: "Was that unusual around your community?"
    "To be like your folks?"
    Question: "Well, no, to be a Democrat?"
    "Well, around here, it is. [It's] very unusual in York. I remember when we moved to Benedict, some guy told my dad, he said, 'If you want to meet a Democrat, you'll have to go down into an alley and shake hands with yourself.' [Laughs] So, it's very rare around here. It's very rare."

Helen Bolton on Being a Democrat

   

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