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Rise To Run Helps Young Women Rise To Their Political Aspirations

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Rise to Run is a national organization working at the grass roots level to install confidence and skill in young women with political aspirations. The organization’s local branch has been holding a series of information sessions. Last week’s session drew a crowd of 45 women in a range of ages. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan attended last week’s session, and talked with a few of the attendees afterward about their aspirations.

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Emma Cannon has long dreamed of working in politics but until recently she hasn’t thought of herself as confident enough to pursue it.

“When you’re a kid there are al