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New DSS chief emerged from his own troubled youth

Angelo McClain, 50, said he will take a pay cut to lead the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. Angelo McClain, 50, said he will take a pay cut to lead the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. (TIM LARSEN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By Sean P. Murphy
Globe Staff / May 24, 2007

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Angelo McClain spent five years on a 41,000-acre ranch for troubled adolescents in West Texas, played tight end on the West Texas A&M University football team, earned a doctorate in social work at Boston College, and survived five years of bureaucratic infighting in the wilds of New Jersey politics. (Full article: 378 words)

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