Coffee With Candidates: Deval Patrick

VIDEO | Coffee with Candidates: Deval Patrick

Coffee with Candidates is giving our viewers different perspectives into the people asking for your vote. Boston 25 News Anchor Kerry Kavanaugh recently sat down with the former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. He was one of the last Democrats to announce his candidacy for president. Patrick told Kavanaugh his wife of 25 years, Diane, was diagnosed with stage 1 uterine cancer and it was important she have a clean bill of health before he moved forward with such a grueling campaign. He says now Diane is one of the biggest advocates for his candidacy.

Patrick shared his childhood story that brought him from the southside of Chicago to Milton Academy in Massachusetts and what he calls acts of grace that he continues to pay forward today. They also discussed the status of what was once the most diverse group of Democratic candidates in history.

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