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Adrian Walker

Michelle Wu shows promise for city’s future

Nothing captivates the ­people who love Boston politics like an open ­mayor’s race, a once-in-a-
generation spectacle that promises to bring seismic change to the city.

And yet the field so far inspires yawns from many of the city’s most influential players, who fear it promises to be too male, too white, and too tied to tired issues and old ways of doing business.

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