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    Mayor Freeman-Wilson

    Mayor of Gary

    In November 2011, the citizens of Gary, Indiana chose a new day for the city by electing Karen Freeman- Wilson as the for Mayor. OnDecember 31, 2011, Freeman-Wilson became the first woman to lead the steel city and the first African-American female mayor in the State of Indiana.

    Often comparing herself to ?Dorothy from Oz,? Freeman-Wilson has been asked to render counsel on various matters throughout the United States and other parts of the world, but she often quips that ?there is no place like home.? Along with her husband Carmen Wilson and their daughter Jordan, Freeman-Wilson resides in her native city of Gary, Indiana. She wasvaledictorian of her graduating class at Gary?s storied Roosevelt High School and went on to become an honors graduate of Harvard College and Harvard LawSchool.

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