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Woman poised to be US attorney

Would be first Hispanic if she is confirmed

''I feel very grateful,'' Carmen Ortiz, 53, said. ''I feel very grateful,'' Carmen Ortiz, 53, said.
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / May 20, 2009

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Carmen M. Ortiz, who grew up poor in New York City's Spanish Harlem neighborhood and became a state and then a federal prosecutor in Massachusetts, is poised to become the first woman and the first Hispanic US attorney in the state. (Full article: 803 words)

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