A ‘First’ In The ’18 Governor’s Race | Inweekly

A ‘First’ in the ’18 Governor’s Race | Inweekly

By Sammi Sontag
Our country once cherished pioneers that strove to be first. However, in this age of cynicism and polarized politics, the “firsts” have lost some of their luster.
That may change in the 2018 Florida gubernatorial election.
Tallahassee’s Mayor Andrew Gillum is a quintessential “first.” He was the first person in his family to graduate high school, the first to attend and graduate college and plans to make history and be the first black Governor of Florida.
“My parents never ever put limitations on any of my siblings or me about what was possible,” he said. “You know, …

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