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Letter: Gibson for Gloucester BOS

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

In October of 1776, 100 men from Gloucester and Mathews were prepared to leave their homes to go to Head of Elk, Maryland, to join Washington’s Continental Army. They were not Thomas Payne’s “summer soldier” nor “sunshine patriot.” Fast forward. Today, we see what they sacrificed being torn apart and disregarded at every turn. It’s already happening at the state and federal levels. Think it can’t happen in Gloucester? Remember the “Gloucester 40”?

It’s time for new leadership on the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors. While I don’t reside in the Petsworth District (I was redistricted out), it is my privilege to recommend to the voters of Petsworth Mr. Ken Gibson for your next supervisor. A good leader possesses both good character and high competence. Since I have known him, Ken has displayed both in abundance. He has served as a husband, father, Marine, federal prosecutor and small businessman. From activities in the church to those in the community...

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