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She’ll shine at inaugural ball

When Latashia White of Lowell was selected to volunteer at the Commander in Chief’s Inaugural Ball in ­Washington Monday, the first thing she did was “get myself a dress and some heels and just pack my bags.”

But for White, who had served four years in the US Air Force and who was deployed in Iraq for six months in 2007, the trip means more than attending a big party.

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