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2019 Persons of the Year: In Marblehead, Ruffling feathers for a good cause

MARBLEHEAD — Helaine R. Hazlett offers a simple explanation for why she has served on Marblehead town boards, fought discrimination, and helped raise millions of dollars for academic scholarships.

"I have it in my blood to be an activist," said Essex Media Group's 2019 Marblehead Person of the Year. 

A Marblehead Board of Health member currently serving her third term as chairperson and a former School Committee member, Hazlett co-founded the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Marblehead more than 30 years ago.…

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