A Day On The Campaign Trail With Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh

November 4, 2013 6:00 AM
A Day On The Campaign Trail With Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh
" BOSTON (CBS) — Charles Montgomery, a Vietnam veteran who lives in Roxbury, had a pointed question for Marty Walsh during the mayoral candidate’s appearance at the 12th Baptist Church Veteran’s meeting last Wednesday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mary Blake reports

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“I see there are two candidates, and it’s like a toss up. I want to know what would make me vote for you over the other candidate,” said Montgomery.

Walsh gave an immediate response.

“The first way I would separate myself is by my life experiences. I grew up in Dorchester in a three family house. I got sober 18 years ago. I went to college at night school, ” he told the crowd.

With less than a week to go before the election, the Walsh campaign was at full tilt, and had been for awhile that day.

“I was up at five. The first stop was an Elevate Boston event. Then I had a meeting at my campaign office "

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