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Julian Edelman is the Patriots’ Mr. Persistence

Receiver has goes from fringe to key force in title quest

Frank Edelman, fixer of cars and proud small business owner, figures his son has a unique engine.

“He is possessed,’’ the senior Edelman said the other day, speaking on the phone amid the clatter of his auto repair shop in northern California. “Possessed . . . always has been. If Jules wants it, he wants it, and there’s no stopping him — he’s gonna get it.’’

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