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Paterson Ethos: ‘Remember Where You Came From’

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The governor and his father leave their mark on political history By Rochana Rapkins Former State Senator and New York Secretary of State Basil Paterson began life on the streets of Harlem as the son of Caribbean immigrants. He earned his pocket money working as a laborer at the Port Authority. “Being black and growing [&hellip
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