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Maryland's Youngest Mayor Vows to Revive His Town

Nineteen-year-old Mayor Brandon Paulin is talking with two young men on bicycles in Indian Head, Maryland, about his plans to jump-start business in the small town of 4,000. Both men are unemployed and hope the boarded-up storefronts will be reopened. As Bryan Lyles, 26, shook hands with Paulin, he said, “I think it’s awesome to have a young mayor.” Paulin, 50 years younger than his predecessor, was sworn in this week as the new mayor of Indian Head, and he swears his first priority is...

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