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Dual bid shows Charles Yancey going his own way

Hundreds of people are lined up, waiting to pour into charter buses queuing in the sprawling parking lot of Jubilee Christian Church in Mattapan. Councilor Charles C. Yancey is right there with them.

He is in his element here, mingling with his core constituency as they head for an event tailored to senior citizens. His campaign fliers — those for his mayoral bid, not for his reelection to the City Council — are swatted away at the suggestion that these folks do not know who he is or what he stands for.

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