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In Chelsea, a political star in the making

Merlin Peña of Chelsea was persuaded by the Christian Democratic Party to run for vice president in El Salvador. Merlin Peña of Chelsea was persuaded by the Christian Democratic Party to run for vice president in El Salvador. (Globe Staff Photo / Pat Greenhouse)
By Katheleen Conti
Globe Staff / December 28, 2008

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Merlin Pena is a resource specialist at the Massachusetts General Hospital clinic in Chelsea. Next year, she could be vice president of El Salvador. (Full article: 435 words)

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