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Why Paula Blackmon ran for office: 'The mommy in me said let me do it'
Paula Blackmon recalls tearing up as she stood on the balcony of the mayor’s office, looking out over Dallas. The former executive staffer to mayors Mike Rawlings and Tom Leppert thought there was no reason why a small-town girl from Snyder should be standing in that office. But there she was, helping make