John R. Connolly, 32, candidate for at-large councilor and the son of a former secretary of state, Michael J. Connolly, greeted his host, Paul McCarthy, at a recent house party in Dorchester.
John R. Connolly

'I wanted to be like my dad . . . I wanted to make a difference'

By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / October 18, 2005

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(Clarification: A headline on a profile of City Council candidate John R. Connolly in yesterday's City & Region section linked two quotes by Connolly and gave the impression they were a related sequence of thought. The two quotes, ''I wanted to be like my dad . . . I wanted to make a difference," were made at different times, and ... (Full article: 1065 words)

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