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Bostonian of the Year: Carmen Ortiz

The US attorney takes on political corruption.

We selected US attorney Carmen Ortiz as the Globe Magazine’s 2011 Bostonian of the Year, but couldn’t resist naming eight runners-up who impressed us with their bravery, can-do spirit, and generosity. Here are their names. Please visit www.BostonGlobe.com/magazine Sunday for their full profiles.