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Once a shy guy

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By Don Pace

Before getting involved in politics, Mayor Tony Marquez says he was a shy and private person.

“I was extremely quiet, the guy who didn’t want to speak before the class, partly because of my speech, but sometimes you’ve just got to roll up your sleeves and get done what needs to be done,” Marquez said.

Marquez said he recognized as a kid that he was different from others but embraced his differences.

“People also used to talk about my eyes being blue,” he said with a grin.


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