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Political newcomer Gabriel Gomez embraces personal

MALDEN — The temperature inside Piantedosi Baking Co. soared to 100 degrees, yet Gabriel E. Gomez looked remarkably cool.

His white shirt remained crisp, his tie fastened, despite the oppressive heat and the hairnet he had to wear for the bakery tour. Not a single bead of sweat emerged, even as Gomez stood by the ovens, where a manager pointed out the available cooler of Gatorade.

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