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Focus on service propelled Gabbard

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2013

~~<p>Strolling through the halls of the state Capitol past, literally, her first public office, U.S. Rep.-elect Tulsi Gabbard admits that even 10 years ago, as the youngest elected state representative at age 21, she never thought she would be where she is now.</p>
<p>&quot;It never ever crossed my mind, not because it was impossible, but it was just not something that I had ever aspired to,&quot; Gabbard, now 31, said in a recent interview. &quot;I knew that I wanted to make a difference. I knew I wanted to help people and wanted to be of service, but I was very, very shy and an introverted kid growing up.&quot;</p>
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Strolling through the halls of the state Capitol past, literally, her first public office, U.S. Rep.-elect Tulsi Gabbard admits that even 10 years ago, as the youngest elected state representative at age 21, she never thought she would be where she is now.

"It never ever crossed my mind, not because it was impossible, but it was just not something that I had ever aspired to," Gabbard, now 31, said in a recent interview. "I knew that I wanted to make a difference. I knew I wanted to help people and wanted to be of service, but I was very, very shy and an introverted kid growing up." Login for more...



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