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North Shore roots in pivotal Georgia election

Georgia 's Jon Ossoff, who defeated Republican David Perdue in one of two runoff elections Tuesday, has a longstanding family connection to the North Shore.

Jon's grandfather, Hyman Ossoff, was born and raised in Peabody and was a life-long resident of the area, eventually relocating to Marblehead. Jon's father Richard, along with his Uncle David and Aunt Susan, all grew up in Marblehead as well.

Ossoff was one of two Democrats challenging Republican incumbents for the U.S. senate seat. Rev. Raphael Wornock defeated Kelly Loeffler in the other runoff.

Robert Wolf, a Marblehead native who knew the Osso…

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