Man And Woman Of The Year: Somebody Else's Backyard

Richard W. Paul, 43, is a white-collar worker at a General Electric plant in Pittsfield, Mass. One of six children of a Lithuanian immigrant, he grew up in Worcester. He fought as a Marine in World War II in the Pacific and can still do 400 sit-itps. He lives with his father-in-law, his wife, who also works at G.E., and his eleven-year-old daughter. His concern with such issues as welfare and dissent impelled him to seek, and win, a seat on the Pittsfield city council.

ONE of my brothers has cerebral palsy, but he still works. Work is part of your life....

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