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Meet Edward James, one of ’30 under 30′ rising stars of Florida politics

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I am… 25 years young I live in… Sarasota/Tallahassee I got into politics because… My family exposed me to the power of community organizing as a child. My great-grandmother along with a group of other concerned citizens helped desegregate the public beaches in Sarasota in the 1950s by organizing caravans of people who went out to Lido Beach and waded in the water while enduring physical and verbal abuse. Having a legacy like that to build from has shown me that people…

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