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Charlie Summers says military service, single parenting prepared him for Senate

Posted Oct. 08, 2012, at 6:55 a.m.

U.S. Senate candidate Charlie Summers says his time serving as a public affairs officer in Afghanistan and Iraq prepared him to serve in Washington. “Any day they’re not shooting at you is a good day,” he said. And, facing the challenge of becoming a widower and single father — and a father again three years ago — keeps him focused on making sure the economic future for the U.S. is bright.

Learn more about Charlie Summers and other candidates in this fall’s election at bangordailynews.com/race/2012-general-election/.

 

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