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"Rebecca and Mark Read are the parents of one of Worcester's newest resident's, Parker. Like Parker, Rebecca Read was born and raised in Worcester and she now works at St. Vincent Hospital which she says makes her feel like she is, 'giving back to…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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"I Am Worcester: Jaya Sreedhara has worked at Worcester's City Hall for over 20 years. Jaya immigrated from India in 1979 and has lived in Worcester ever since. Jaya fondly shares the memory of her family's restaurant legacy: 'Their legacy in…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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"I Am Worcester: Debbie Hall moved to Worcester 7 years ago to be with her partner and says she 'immediately felt welcomed and at home.' She works at the YWCA of Central Massachusetts and loves Elm Park, the variety of restaurants, and the diversity…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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"Ajayi Harris moved to Worcester from Denver, CO to work for the Regional Environmental Council because his work 'makes a difference.' Ajayi enjoys Worcester's street corner shops and his favorite neighborhoods are Main South, Elm Park, and Newton…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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"Meredyth Ward has lived in Worcester since 1993 and appreciates that the city is, 'central, dynamic, and diverse.' Currently, Meredyth works for Walking Together, a ministry of presence in Main South. She recalls memories of 'the magic of First…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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“Joshua Openshaw has lived in Worcester his whole life and is a recent graduate of Westfield State University. Joshua is an EMT and works for Hilltown Community Ambulance Association and Harvard Ambulance. Josh lives in Worcester to be close to his…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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“Maya Pope is 5 years old and currently attending kindergarten virtually. Maya loves to go on adventures in Worcester. She says one of her favorite adventures was a ‘ride in my red carriage around the neighborhood.’ Ivey Pope is a Worcester resident…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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“Elvin Ponce has lived in Worcester his whole life and works for the City of Worcester. Elvin shares that he is currently working to get more involved in his community. He says that the diversity of the Main South neighborhood makes him feel like he…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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“Paulina Martin, a Worcester resident of 4 years, chose Holy Cross when she fell in love with Worcester on her first visit. She has a hard time choosing a favorite spot in the city but says the sunsets at Green Hill Park are ‘unreal’ and the…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project

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“Wanja Kiraguri has lived in Worcester for 18 years and works for Pernet Family Health Service and Autism Health Services. Wanja came to Worcester for school and stayed because she started a family here and enjoys the community. Wanja recounts that…
Created By: Matt Wright Photo Studios for the City of Worcester's Cultural Development Division's "I Am Worcester" Project
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