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Can Cherelle L. Parker deliver justice for Philly kids?

Originally published at The Philadelphia Inquirer

Cherelle L. Parker should not be the mayor of Philadelphia. That’s not an opinion — that is the truth, as Parker herself told it.

“By every statistic imaginable,” the new mayor said in her prepared inaugural remarks, “I am not supposed to be here.”

It was a line lost in the jubilant celebrations of her historic win.

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