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Mary Reed is a recognizable face in Boston. She's frequently found working the halls of the state legislature, trying to garner support for her passion: young children and their educators. Reed is the founder and president of the Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children (BTWIC), a nonprofit organization that advocates for early childhood education. Reed, 71, answers these questions about her life calling. … Back to Article

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